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Kelly Skirt Variation : Scalloped Hem

As promised, here is a finished Kelly Skirt using the Scalloped Hem Tutorial from yesterday!

A note – if you want to do a scalloped hem on the Kelly skirt or any other garment that has an overlapping placket, make sure that you overlap your scallop when you trace it. Or else it won’t line up right!

You also may have noticed that this skirt is a little shorter than the originally Kelly skirt – I brought the hem line up quite a bit. So if you were wondering what a shorter version would look like, this is it!

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Holly writes part time for the Megan Nielsen blog– sewing like crazy, creating tutorials and sewalongs. She has been sewing since she was a little girl, and has her degree in apparel design. Now she’s a stay at home mama, and spends all her free nap times at her sewing machine.

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11 years ago

Cute! I love the hot pink.

11 years ago

I love this! I have been looking for some fresh ways to use my Kelly Skirt pattern!!

11 years ago

I was JUST about to start a Kelly skirt with a scalloped hem!

11 years ago

love love love this shorter/scalloped version!!!! I have this fabric just SITTING around for me to start this projec.t..maybe inst3ead of reading blogs i should be sewing!

11 years ago

That is such a cute version! Love the colour too!

11 years ago

I love this so much! I wear my kelly skirt all the time and need another. This scalloped hem (and PINK!) are perfect!



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