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Axel pattern tester roundup!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

Hello my darlings! After the whirlwind of the Axel release, i’m so excited to be sharing some more Axel skirts with you! As per usual a few of our lovely pattern testers are letting us share what they created while testing the pattern. I seriously love seeing all the different ways that people style my patterns, and how everyone puts their own spin on a design. For me, the best thing about design patterns is seeing how they’re used in real life – and I literally get excited with every make i see from you all.

Anyway, a huge big thanks to every single one of our Axel testers – testing is such an important part of the process, and we couldn’t do it without our amazing testers!

So without further ado, check out some fab Axel’s below, and don’t forget to checkout their blogs and IG!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Jessie // Find her on her blog Huenmade and Instagram @jessiehuen

MADE

Version 2 // Knee length skirt with hip sashes and
Version 3 // Midi skirt with slit that can be worn in the front or the back

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

How quick it was and I love that V2 includes a sash – both on trend and great to hide the food baby after big dinners!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Rebecca // Find her on Instagram @RebeccajPelletier

MADE

Version 1 // Skirt with handkerchief hem

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

Love working with knit and the different options from one pattern make this a”winner”!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Liz // Find her on her blog Upcycling Circus

MADE

Version 2 // Knee length skirt with hip sashes

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

It was easy to make and unique!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Ashley // Find her on her blog craftsanctuary.com and Instagram @craftsanctuary

MADE

Version 2 // Knee length skirt without hip sashes

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

This pattern is the perfect canvas for a unique fabric. I struggle to figure out what to do with a lot of my printed fabrics, especially thicker ones like scuba. This pattern works perfectly with a thicker, stable knit for a cute casual look!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Liliana // Find her on her blog Lassemista and Instagram @liliana.margarita 

MADE

Version 1 // Handkerchief hem

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

I love how versatile this pattern is: You get three completely different looks and there are options to customize them even further. And it takes hardly any time at all to sew, it’s a really quick and satisfying pattern.

I made this version out of a navy blue knit with a small diamond pattern. I already have a more lightweight and breezy version planned for summer (maybe in white) and I want to try it out of a more structured, heavier knit as well – I’m interested to see how it will affect the overall shape.

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Tea // Find her on her blog TeaOkereke

MADE

Version 2 // Skirt with hip sashes cut at mini length

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

I love how it’s simple and versatile.. Very easy to make, and it does not require a lot of fabric.

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Marie // Find her on her blog Vonmri and on Instagram @vonmri 

MADE

Version 3 // Midi skirt with slit that can be worn in the front or the back

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

I loved the placement of the waistband seam to the side, so the skirt could be worn front and back.

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Liz // Find her on Instagram @adhoc_sleepwear

MADE

Version 3 // Midi skirt with slit that can be worn in the front or the back

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

So easy for something that looks so good! Just a really great pattern – easy to make and looks good. Exactly what my wardrobe needed.

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Marie // Find her on her blog The Dawn Threader

MADE

Version 1 // Midi skirt with handkerchief hem

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

I fell in love with the ties the second I saw it. Plus it’s so quick and easy and I can fill my wardrobe with different versions and colours.

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

WHO

Micalah

MADE

Version 3 // Midi skirt with slit that can be worn in the front or the back

HER FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PATTERN

I love the versatility and how quick of a sew it was!

Megan Nielsen Axel skirt pattern tester roundup

// SHOW US YOUR CREATIONS! //

What about you?! We’d love to see what you’re creating from the new Axel pattern! Don’t forget to tag your creations #MNaxel and @megannielsenpatterns to share what you’ve been working on, and check out what everyone else is up to!

Don’t have the pattern yet? Order Axel today!

About Author

Meg is the Founder and Creative Director of Megan Nielsen Patterns, and is constantly dreaming up ideas for new sewing patterns and ways to make your sewing journey more enjoyable! She gets really excited about design details and is always trying to add way too many variations to our patterns.

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Liliana
5 years ago

It’s so nice to see all the other versions – very inspiring!