EYMM 2nd Anniversary Blog Tour

calla_lilly_blogtourWelcome to the 20th stop on the EYMM 2nd Anniversary Blog Tour!  I hope you have been enjoyed the past week of posts featuring some of our favorite EYMM patterns.  Today I am going to be featuring the Calla Lily Skirt, which I have been enjoying all summer!  Be sure to scroll all the way through for a change to win some great prizes!

The Calla Lily Skirt has been on my “Summer Wardrobe” Pinterest board since snow was still on the ground up here.  I just knew it would make a perfect summer skirt.  I was very excited to participate in this tour since for once I was not reviewing something new I made or something I had tested…but about something I had been wearing and enjoying for quite awhile now!

The Calla Lily Skirt by EYMM is made for knits.  There are two length options and three waist band options.  (fold over, regular and exposed elastic)  The skirt sizes range from XS-5X.  The skirt wraps across the front and is long in the back.  This makes for an interesting, flowing skirt.  I chose the shorter length skirt option.  I used a soft, slinky poly lycra knit from Joann’s for the skirt and medium weight cotton lycra for a regular waist band.  I did not use elastic on my skirt.  I did not make any adjustments to the pattern.  I simply followed my measurements on the size chart.

DSC00122Printed the pattern is very simple.  There are no layer options on this pattern.  However, I print in black and white and it was still very easy to see where I needed to cute for my size.  The pattern is also nested in two groups, the misses and plus sizes.  This does cut down on the amount of lines and paper you will use.  Even with that said, you will need to move the coffee table and clear some room when you start to assemble your pattern!  The pattern piece is very large, but luckily there is only 1 piece!  And you only need to cut that one piece on the fold, and your waistband and you are ready to sew!  Another thing I wanted to mention is that there are shorten/lengthen lines on the pattern piece!  This is so helpful for anyone who usually needs to adjust the length since this pattern piece is very uniquely shaped!

One you have your two pattern pieces cut from the fabric you are ready to sit down and sew your skirt.  This skirt is such a quick sew.  You only need to sew the waist band to the skirt and finish the hem.  Since my skirt was slinky knit and didn’t roll I left it as is.  Is has been washed and worn many times and still looks just fine!

I have greatly enjoyed wearing this skirt all summer.  I have worn it with a nice black top and dress sandals for a night out.  I have thrown it on over my swim suit to the pool.  Mostly I wear it with a tank and flip flops.  I really love how it feels to walk and the skirt billow out.  It is very cool and comfortable!  If you had been looking for a quick yet versatile skirt pattern I highly recommend the Calla Lily!

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Now through Monday Aug 3rd at 11:59pm PST save 43% off yourwww.EYMM.com purchase with the coupon code EYMM. The code is NOT valid on Manic Monday Sales, Build Your Own Bundles, and may not be combined with other coupons.

Be sure to stop by and visit the rest of the blog tour for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

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Join EYMM and 24 fellow bloggers as we celebrate the first 24 months of our pattern shop with a huge sale and giveaway!  We will be featuring 8 different patterns for women and girls, as well as having a Manic Monday sale and a huge site-wide sale.  There is also a great giveaway at the bottom of this post. Don’t wait because you don’t see sales like this often from EYMM and it will be over before you know it!

*NOTE* The links below won’t show the tour posts until 11am PST on their day of the tour, BUT you are welcome to click through and check their blogs out at any time.

7/27
Connected by a ThreadPattern RevolutionThe Wholesome Mama

7/28
Climbing the WillowRebel & MaliceHibbadoray

7/29
Pretty & Precious ClothingSprouting Jube JubeCall Ajaire

7/30
Once Upon a Sewing MachineSwoodson SaysBlessed X Five

7/31
Beri Bee DesignsSewing the Seasons, Sew Outnumbered

8/1
Creative CounselorLulu & CelesteAnalog Bytes

8/2
Handcrafted by RedBoutique BirdieHattieLu Handmade

8/3
Capture, Craft & CookWelcome to Our Crazy WorldCreate 3.5

Not only is there an AMAZING blog tour going on but 1 lucky winner that leaves a comment below between now and 8.3.15 will win a FREE EYMM pattern of their choice!!!!  Which one would you pick?

Then hop on over to EYMM to check out the awesome SALE, and an even bigger

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About Boutique Birdie

A stay at home mom who enjoys sewing custom clothing for me and my family
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24 Responses to EYMM 2nd Anniversary Blog Tour

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  2. tricia says:

    I need to make a hi low skirt this week. I traced off one I already had, but if that doesn’t work I may need to try this one. Thanks.

  3. Sarah S says:

    I’ve eyed this skirt pattern before but somehow I didn’t realize it was just one piece, that makes it even better! Think I’ll have to have it now. Yours looks great in that plaid. 🙂

  4. Liesel says:

    You make me want to try this pattern! Love your skirt.

  5. Ramona says:

    Your skirt came out super cute! I can see why you would wear it all summer. I am thinking I’d like to try the his and hers asymmetrical hoodie pattern.

  6. charli walalce says:

    I love this super cute!!!

  7. trnquist says:

    Cute skirts. I have the skirt pattern, but need to try it out. I’m hoping to win the cardigan pattern.

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  9. Carla G says:

    OOOOOOOHHH love your skirt! That fabric looks awesome! I’ve never seen one of these skirts done in a plaid! 🙂 I’d love to get the Get Moving Leggings so I can turn this skirt into a skort for myself. 🙂

  10. Sarah B says:

    I love EYMM! The Cala Lily skit pairs well with the Dolman top.

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  12. Doris McCarty says:

    I like the dolman top and the high low skirt. But everything I’ve seen so far is super cute. It’s hard to pick.
    Dmac5958@aol.com

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  14. Mary Foyes says:

    That skirt looks great in plaid.

  15. Claire Ross says:

    Love your skirt. I think I would chose this pattern or the Kymy dalman top x

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  17. duchick says:

    I, too, like skirts that billow out and flow so nicely. Your skirt looks perfect for summer and fall days! My first choice of patterns is the Carlie Dolman top. I am kicking myself for not buying it when on sale.

  18. Debby says:

    This looks great. I would love to make the 4 season cardigan or maybe a dolman top. Love them all…

  19. Vannessa Leppek says:

    I really would love Kymys Dolman!

  20. I would like the everyday essentials set for myself.
    detroitgirl77 AT gmail DOT com

  21. Mama Lusco says:

    Beautiful skirt! I would love to get the Harem pants.

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