Mattie’s Scalloped Suspender Skirt


I love a good alliteration 🙂

This gorgeous skirt is a new pattern from Simple life Pattern Company! Scallops are one of my favorite little design details, and this is an amazing execution of them! The proportion is perfect, and the rest of the skirt just lets them shine.

This is Mattie’s and the options for this pattern include suspenders, a ruffle around the top of the waistband, and other fun embellishments, like piping, or embroidery on the front! There’s also a tall waistband option.

It comes in sizes 2T-12.

I normally don’t post much about the fabric specifically, but this mustard chambray is just gorgeous! I love all shades of mustard for Fall. Normally, I like the bolder, more saturated versions, but this lighter shade was just perfect, and a nice change of pace for me, while still looking perfect for the season. This is from Raspberry Creek Fabrics, one of my top favorite stores!

Matties’s was released with a top that looks so cute with it, Helena’s, that I did not sew, but want to mention, because you can purchase them bundled together for some good savings.





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Fabric sources:

Mustard Chambray: Raspberry Creek Fabrics

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Nina and Ollie


You’re about to see one of the main reasons I started this blog…so I could spam people with pictures if they chose to click 😁😁😁

This is Ollie (the top) and Nina (the skirt) from BLAVERRY. I participated in the re-test of these patterns because she is updating all her older patterns with perfected fit, clickable table of contents, nested sizes so it’s easier to blend sizes, instructions on how to blend sizes, and a coloring/design page, which you might initially think is for the kids, but I sometimes find them helpful when trying to visualize how a print will look sewn up, so sometimes I color them too!!

The final pattern for the skirt has been lengthened slightly in the back, to account for the extra space the backside takes up, so the hem hangs straight. HALLELUJAH!!!! This is my favorite part of this pattern. Except that it takes very little fabric, and is incredibly quick to sew. That might also be my favorite part 🙂

The top is a sleeveless top with two collar options. It is a quick sew as well, and I got to finally use some hook and eyes that I picked up at a garage sale a few years ago…I think I got a shoe box full of notions, trim, etc… for $5, and I’ve used so many things from that box.

Check out this photo overload of all three versions I made.

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Fabric sources:

Brown and pink tops are cotton lycra from NR Fabrics

All three skirt fabrics are from Girl Charlee (affiliate link)

Black and white stripe top is rayon spandex from LDG Showroom