Joining Casey’s circle skirt party

5 Oct

Oh hello! How are you? D’you come here often? Yes I’m here for Casey’s¬†circle skirt party too, how divine! Do you like my skirt?

Casey's circle skirt sewalong party 1

Not sure about the decor in here – I think we’re jarring. Isn’t that sideboard a little futuristic?

Casey's circle skirt sewalong party 2

Never mind – let’s bee bop! We’re some cool cats y’know.

Casey's circle skirt sewalong party 4

All hail the queen of the circle skirt Casey and her fabulous sewalong.

Casey's circle skirt sewalong party 7


Wanna see what’s underneath?

Casey's circle skirt sewalong party 6Well, how on earth else will I get wear out of my wedding dress petticoat? Now I just have to get me to a swing dance.

See ya later, jitterbugs x

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14 Responses to “Joining Casey’s circle skirt party”

  1. Lindsay October 5, 2011 at 8:05 pm #

    Oh WOW I LOVE your mass transit map! Your skirt is gorgeous too!

  2. Bridie October 5, 2011 at 8:44 pm #

    That is fab – definitely a skirt to do a twirl in.

  3. Marie October 5, 2011 at 9:00 pm #

    This is just fantastic! Did yo make the petticoat too?

    • Joanne October 5, 2011 at 9:31 pm #

      oooh no that was from the dressmaker who made my wedding dress! She makes them to go with the dresses. Here’s the link if anyone’s interested in vintage style wedding dresses/petticoats
      http://bit.ly/qARvcB

  4. Sandy October 5, 2011 at 9:41 pm #

    That skirt is wonderful. I adore polka dots. And please, please tell me about those lovely shoes you are wearing.

    • Joanne October 5, 2011 at 10:12 pm #

      Why thank you Sandy! Those shoes are from Office – they’re just a platform but so easy to walk in (I can’t do heels very well). http://www.office.co.uk/

  5. Debi October 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm #

    LOVE it! so lovely and perfect use for the petticoat!!!

  6. prttynpnk October 6, 2011 at 1:45 pm #

    Gorgeousness!

  7. didyoumakethat October 7, 2011 at 11:15 am #

    Great! It’s not a swing dance, but do you know about the Ceilidh Club in Camden: http://www.ceilidhclub.com/Default.aspx. It’s an awesome night out and perfect for a skirt like yours.

  8. Caroline October 9, 2011 at 2:38 am #

    I’m starting to like polka dots again too and have none in my closet –> I really like yours, and the petticoat under is so fun!

    And thanks for the linky for making a tailor’s ham earlier. I’ve been wanting one too but balking at the price, and goodness knows I have bins and bins of fabric scraps, so something that “eats scraps” is just the ticket!

  9. ro October 28, 2011 at 6:14 pm #

    So pretty! I love the print. Would you mind sharing details about the actual length you used? I’m going to make one and am still in the planning stage for how much fabric to purchase. I love your length!

    • Joanne October 29, 2011 at 8:24 am #

      Of course! The length is 28.5 inches long – that’s without the waistband.

  10. Blanka October 28, 2011 at 7:56 pm #

    I really love your skirt. Fantastic fabric colour and pattern!

  11. LadyD January 19, 2012 at 3:54 pm #

    Great colour.
    I’ve got a circle skirt in my future plans…I found it the easiest part of making the 1950′s dress (butterick walkaway) as part of a sew a long. Its just finding the right fabric.
    Went to my first swing jive lesson on monday…superfun.

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