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Introducing the Kilbirnie Skirt!

When I first started Scroop Patterns I just turned whatever garment I was researching and making to fill a gap in my own daily wardrobe or costuming wardrobe into a pattern. The Rilla Corset happened because there were no mid-1910s corset patterns available in PDF form at the time – and I needed one for my Fortnight in 1916 living history research project.  The Fantail Skirt also happened because I needed simple Edwardian daywear.  There was nothing available in New Zealand pattern-wise, and I got carried away researching. Patterns like the Te Aro Dress & Top and Otari Hoodie came about because I just really wanted to wear them.  The Robin Dress happened because I wanted it for my mother. My current objective as a patternmaker is to build families for all my patterns, so that you can make a complete outfit from Scroop Patterns. (well, complete-ish.  I’m not going to make a pattern if another maker has a good similar pattern in the same size range.  I like my sewing collaborative rather than competitive!) The modern …