Added Jul 5, 2013
The suit idea came to me back in April when I saw the promo pics of the BHL Victoria Blazer. I immediately coveted a cropped version of the blazer paired with the Charlotte skirt made up in a flamingo print cotton. Since “impatient” is my middle name, I couldn’t wait for the pattern to be released and ran out to find a pattern similar to the blazer as well as a funky fabric to pair with it. What could be more appropriate to wear in New England than sailboats???
More details on my blog: http://sewwrong.blogspot.com/2013/07/sailboatsuit.html
Patterns: By Hand London Charlotte Skirt and Simplicity 1665
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