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  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt
  • Chelsea Button-Up Skirt

Chelsea Button-Up Skirt

Ladies PDF Sewing Pattern

$12.50

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STYLE OUTLINE:

The Pattern Emporium Ladies Chelsea Skirt embraces the iconic A-line style of both the 60's & 70's in a very modern & wearable way.

Follow the instructions & tips to sew yourself a professional looking skirt. 

MAIN TUTORIAL:
The main tutorial guides you through sewing a Chelsea skirt with button (or snap) front.
  • Choose from 3 lengths: long mini, knee and maxi. 
  • Flattering A-line Silhouette
  • Shaped Waistband
  • Fit Guide
  • Tips on sewing successfully with denim to get a professional looking finish
  • Tips on cutting & sewing rayon

GLORIOUS LITTLE PATTERN HACKS:
Want More Options to Sew? Here are a few more extra options you'll find in this tutorial. 

  • Diagonal Front Pockets
  • Utility Pockets
  • Retro Pockets
  • Cutting a Contrasting Panel Skirt
  • Belt Loops 

SPECIAL FIT GUIDE: As we've often discussed in our PE Facebook Group, our female bodies and wonderfully different & we vary a lot in our curves. I have dedicated 4 pages to helping you get the right fit for this skirt in the all new 'Quick Fit' guide.

SKILL LEVEL:  Options vary from easy to advanced beginner.

SIZE RANGE: (AU) 6-20
(US Equivalent: 2-16. UK Equivalent: 4-18)
Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
Hip/Seat (cms) 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120
Hip/Seat (inches) 33 1/2 35 3/8 37 3/8 39 3/8 41 3/8 43 1/4 45 1/4 47 1/4
    To determine size, measure around the hip/seat, 20cm (8") below the natural waist. The tape measure should be firm but not tight.
     
     

     

    FABRIC & TRIM OUTLINE:

    TRIM REQUIREMENTS:  Buttons or Snaps. Interfacing.
    Buttons 2cm (3/4"): Mini x 6, Knee Length x 7, Maxi x 8-13.

    Snaps (size 20): Mini x 8, Knee Length x 10, Maxi x 10-18.
    Optional: Contrast thread for topstitching.

    FABRIC SUGGESTIONS: This pattern has been designed for woven fabrics.
    • Winter: corduroy, cotton velvet, wool or wool blends, denim.
    • Summer: quilting fabric, linen, chambray.
    • Transeasonal: cotton drill, cotton sateen, denim & quilting cotton
    FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: Please note:

    (1) The estimates below do not include directional fabrics. I recommend you cut out the pattern & lay the pieces down on a flat surface to help estimate fabric needs for directional fabric. 
    (2) If you are sewing with rayon, remember to allow for shrinkage & buy a little extra.  
    (3) Also it’s wise to pre-wash your fabrics, in particular rayon.

    FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: METRES
    Fabric Width: 112cm. See pattern for Mock Wrap Skirt requirements.
    For Diagonal Pockets add 0.5m. For Utility or Hidden Pockets add 0.3m.
    Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
    Long Mini 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3
    Knee 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5
    Maxi 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.9 2.9 3.1
    Fabric Width: 150cm. See pattern for Mock Wrap Skirt requirements.
    For Diagonal Pockets add 0.5m. For Utility or Hidden Pockets add 0.3m.
    Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
    Long Mini 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1 1
    Knee 0.9 1 1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2
    Maxi 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.3
    FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: YARDS
    Fabric Width: 44". See pattern for Mock Wrap Skirt requirements.
    For Diagonal Pockets add 1/2yard. For Utility or Hidden Pockets add 1/4yard.
    Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
    Long Mini 1 1 1 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 3/8
    Knee 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 5/8 1 3/8
    Maxi 2 3/4 2 3/4 2 3/4 2 7/8 2 7/8 3 1/8 3 1/8 3 3/8
      Fabric Width: 60". See pattern for Mock Wrap Skirt requirements.
      For Diagonal Pockets add 1/2yard. For Utility or Hidden Pockets add 1/4yard.
      Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
      Long Mini 3/4 7/8 1 1 1 1 1 1/8 1 1/8
      Knee 1 1 1/8 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4
      Maxi 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 5/8 2 5/8

           

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