The Acton pattern is finally here!

I am so excited to let you know that the Acton pattern is finally here!

For those of you who have been following along with me for a while, you will know that this lady has been in the works for a long time! But I must say that after all the hours spent on it, I couldn't be happier. She is a real beauty and I am ecstatic to be sharing her with you today.

The pattern is available in 10 sizes, from bust 76cm (30in) - 131cm (51.5in). 

View A features a fitted bodice with a low back and thin shoulder straps. The skirt is A-line, and includes (optional) in-seam pockets in the side seams.

View B features a fitted bodice with racer-back and thin shoulder straps. The skirt is a wrap that can be tied in a number of ways to achieve different silhouettes.

By working through this pattern, you will gain confidence in: achieving a great fit, working with tricky fabrics, sewing princess seams, inserting an invisible zip and lining a garment. 

I also chose to do things a little differently this time, and decided to illustrate the instructions (after I learned that the general consensus is for illustrations instead of photos). 

Check out the pattern now.


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Posted on November 8, 2016 .