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Hazel Reversible Apron Skirt // Pattern Review & Giveaway

Very rarely do I have the opportunity or the motivation to sew clothing. I also have very little experience doing so. But, recently I had the opportunity to test a Violette Field Threads pattern and I must say I may be making clothes much more often!

The Pattern

Hazel Reversible Apron Skirt by Violette Field Threads

I absolutely loved this skirt the first time I saw it. My daughter loves dresses and skirts and I knew she would love it too. I decided to tackle the project in time for her to wear on Easter. Being primarily a quilter my stash consists of mostly 1/2 yards of fabric. So when sewing this skirt I needed to purchase some yardage. The Hazel is a full skirt with a reversible apron. The skirt has an elastic waist in the back, and a flat waist in the front. The reversible apron is detachable, so there are 3 ways to wear this skirt. It comes in sizes 2T - 7 years. The pattern comes with step-by-step instructions including 33 clear photos showing you exactly what to do. The only technique that was new to me was gathering, and that was super simple. It took me about 1 hr to make start to finish and that was including being interrupted by little ones. I feel the most time consuming part is cutting out the patterns pieces, but once thats done it comes together quite quickly and would be great for a beginner. I really love the boutique ruffled style of Violette Field Threads patterns and plan use many more of them in the future. Here are some of the patterns I am eyeing and hoping to make…

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Pattern Giveaway & SALE!

First off Violette Field Threads is offering a 20% discount off your entire purchase (no minimum required) using code pileofabric  Second Violette Field Threads is giving away a 5 pack of patterns (either PDF or Paper of your choice) to two lucky Pile O' Fabric readers! Thats a value of $54.75 - $64.75 per person!

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This giveaway will end Friday, April 26th, at 12 a.m. EST. Mr. Random will choose one winner and I will announce their name Friday on Facebook and Twitter and I will email the winner directly. * Note * This giveaway is open to EVERYONE near and far! If you're a "no reply" or an anonymous commenter, remember to include your email address in your comment so that if you win I can contact you! a Rafflecopter giveaway I will definitely be making more of these beautiful outfits for my daughter and will be sure to share them with you!


Violette Field Threads provided complementary patterns for me to use for this review. As with all reviews I vow to give my honest true opinion no matter what the compensation (see blog disclosure).


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