Hello! I hope this post finds you well! As you may have noticed from the Veronika Sewalong, I just love the Veronika skirt for its versatility. I also have a real love for paperbag waists. They’re simple to make but add the cutest waistline detail. So today I’m going to show you how to hack the Veronika skirt pattern to have a paperbag waist!
The awesome thing about the Veronika skirt pattern is that it includes both woven and knit options. I love sewing with knits because it is so quick! The knit version comes together so simply, and today I will guide you through each step! My skirt is actually a half circle skirt as my fabric wasn’t quite big enough to accommodate the full circle. But don’t worry, the steps are exactly the same! My skirt will just be a little less full than yours.
So let’s get started! [Read more…]
Welcome back for the second post of the Veronika skirt Sewalong! Today we will tackle the waistband and zipper.
I know zippers can be intimidating but have no fear! I’m here to guide you through each step. The construction is simple and straightforward, so let’s get sewing! [Read more…]
Hello again! It’s Nastasia here for our first post of the Veronika Sewalong. The Veronika pattern is a circle skirt with a gorgeous twirl! And it’s been offered so generously to us all for FREE for simply signing up to the Megan Nielsen newsletter!
I’ll be taking you through View A with the wide waistband and pockets. This skirt comes together quickly and can be adapted for any occasion. I chose a fancy brocade fabric for a dressier look, but any woven fabric will work well.
Today we will be constructing the pockets and seams. So let’s get started! [Read more…]
The Veronika skirt has been part of our Newsletter Subscriber Freebies since 2015, available when you sign up for our Megan Nielsen Patterns newsletter. It’s one of our quiet achievers, a super simple but classy pattern that is a wonderful beginner sew but also a quick make for anyone more experienced. Easy to dress up or down, we’ve had SO much fun planning the re-release of this pattern in our extended sizing! There are also a few super easy ways to mix it up…take a look at some of our inspirational ideas!