London Calling circle skirt

by tuppencehapenny

in 1950s,Applique,Skirts

Hello everyone! I’ve just joined sew retro and I thought I’d share my newly-completed circle skirt which I made for Casey’s sew along.

I made it with Simplicity 4752 from 1954, in a heavyweight, felt-like wool fabric (I guess a coating?), and embellished it with a retro telephone applique I designed myself.

Full details and more photos are on my blog, and I’ve also posted the template to download.

xx Charlotte of Tuppence Ha’penny Vintage

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Katherine October 24, 2011 at 2:42 pm

This is adorable! You’ve inspired me to applique telephones onto everything I own : )

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puu October 24, 2011 at 3:19 pm

great skirt and brilliantly styled!

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Adey October 25, 2011 at 8:04 am

Love this skirt! The applique is so adorable!

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Jeanette October 25, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Your skirt made me smile. Thanks for sharing!

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Sewin in the Rain October 25, 2011 at 10:09 pm

This is adorable and I love your shoes!

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