The latest skirt pattern release from Tilly and the Buttons is the perfect addition to your Autumn/Winter wardrobe.
The Ness skirt is a classic fly front skirt in either a mini or below the knee length.
It is aimed at Improvers – ie, anyone who wants to up their sewing game a little. You will practice top stitching, a fly front and mock felled seams.
The Ness really needs a structured fabric to work well, so I have put together a list of my fabric suggestions for you.
I was very honoured to pattern test the Ness skirt and my first thought was that it would be perfect in a chunky corduroy. I made my test version out of our rich burgundy corduroy and I absolutely love it!
Purple fans will love this beautifully soft corduroy.
Perfect for Autumn, our bottle green chunky cord would make a fab skirt.
What better than a classic denim skirt for your handmade wardrobe? We have some beautiful deep indigo denim that would be perfect for the Ness.
Or why not try our reversible grey/charcoal denim?
The Ness would also work well in a structured stretch cotton – the ones below are the perfect weight for this skirt.
Jessie stretch cotton drill has a lovely slub texture and would make a really interesting skirt for those not a fan of plain denims!
Samantha stretch cotton has bold vibrant blooms.
Mustard fans will love this Ochre stretch cotton sateen.
I love this stretch cotton cheetah print and think it would make a super chic Ness skirt – especially when worn with black tights and a black Freya top!
You can get 10% off all of the fabrics featured here until Midnight GMT on Sunday 21st October. Just use the code NESS10