Pattern Testers Wanted

Updated: Jan 29

***EDIT: January 28, 2020; Pattern testing is now closed. Thank you ***


I am in the process of completing my first sewing pattern and needing a few lovely people to help me test out the pattern before releasing.

Named after the poppy (Coquelicot in French) the Coquelicot skirt is a flowy and adaptable skirt thanks to its adjustable waistband. This skirt was inspired by a vintage silhouette of the 1940’s and 50’s with a historical twist with it’s 18th century inspired pockets. Perfect for history-bounding!


View A is a sleeker silhouette with a 1/2 circle skirt design and a simple adjustable waistband using a D ring. View B is a full gathered circle skirt with a comfortable wide inner laced waistband. Both views have ties that tie up in the back, however these can be easily elongated to have them wrap around to tie around the front if desired.


Difficulty Level:

View A: Advanced Beginner

View B: Intermediate


Notions Required:

Fashion fabric

Interfacing

Thread

View A only: 2 (2.5cm/1 inch) D rings (usually sold as a pair)

View B only: 6mm -12 mm (1/4 - 1/2 inch) wide ribbon at approx. 190cm long (75 inches)


Recommended Fabrics:

A variety of light to mid-weight woven fabrics 130-200gsm (4-6 oz/yard such as rayon (AKA viscose) twill or poplin, tencel twill, cottons - quilting, shirting, poplin, wool suiting, twill, worsted, plain weave, mid-weight linen.


Size range:

00-32: Waist 66cm (26inches) -137cm (54inches)


Testing timeline etc:

Still to be finalized and determined. Testing will run for 2-3 weeks and start around mid February. If you apply you will be notified at least 1 week prior to starting.


You must send at least two (2) photos to myself with your feedback (form will be provided).

At least one (1) of the photos must be of the garment being worn. Photos do not need to be professional or styled. I will only share your photos if your consent.


*you must have a facebook account to access the testing group page*


For your efforts and to show my gratitude you will get:

- The final pattern for free.

- A mention/photo on my blog with a link back to your site/blog in the tester roundup - with your consent

- A post/story on Instagram featuring your test garment - with your consent


If you are interested please fill out this survey below:



https://forms.gle/vB9HXfQBSVQKgkJy6


Thank you!


Melanie




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