Today we are sharing the Alicia Bubble Skirt by Blissful Sewing. This is such a fun skirt and is the perfect pattern for anything from a fancy holiday skirt in satin or taffeta to a casual everyday skirt in cotton. Pair it with tight or leggings and boots and you are set for the cold winter of the North (I think this would be adorable in wool), or grab some cute sandals and a simple t shirt and you have a perfect outfit for summer in the south.
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- This review was completed by a 3rd party objective reviewer who received a complimentary copy of the pattern in order to complete the review. Neither Pattern Revolution nor the reviewer received any additional compensation for this review.
Here are Serena and Erica to share their creations with you...
My sweet little two year old, she's sweet when she wants to be, loves dressing up in anything pink, anything with ruffles, and anything with her boots! The Alicia Bubble Skirt by Blissful Sewing gives me the ruffles and pouf I was looking for! I got this fabric for another project last year but never had the chance to use it, and finally found the perfect skirt for it. First of all the pattern is straight forward and easy to follow, no printing necessary...which is so much easier than cutting out paper wearing a newborn in a sling. This skirt is reversible to give two completely different looks, you can also mix it up with multiple different fabrics for a fun look. This pattern also has a yardage chart and it was spot on, I like to only purchase fabric for the project at hand instead of having too much to fall into my scrap pile that's growing into a total disaster! I'm not the greatest seamstress but this pattern was easy to read and with only a few steps that any beginner could follow it. I also loved how there were no seams to be shown, I love that I don't have to worry about it fraying and having to cut threads off.
As for fit, my daughter just turned 2 and she's about average for her age and this skirt fell right at the knee which is perfect for length but in the waist it was a bit too large and we had to keep pulling it up. When sizing you could either take off an inch or so of elastic, or just follow the sizing chart available in the pattern. Here's a close up of the cute bow, this would be precious with a double bow in a coordinating fabric!
This skirt is a really quick sew and great for beginners. There are no tricky techniques and if you can gather, you are good. You don't have to print pattern pieces because the pattern gives measurements. I like that because it saves time and paper.