PDF Pattern: Ladies Get Zipped Skirt
Ladies A-line Skirt
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This ladies skirt is a-line is silhouette, it comes in a variety of lengths for you to sew (Mini, Knee, Midi & Maxi lengths), has a shaped waistband that sits on the lower waist & an easy to sew centre back zip. The A-line shape is gentle and the pattern comes with lots of optional extras to get creative.
As usual, our sewing methods will help you achieve a professional looking skirt, easily, for you to love wearing.
MAIN TUTORIAL: Learn a super easy zip method that is not only fast, it will help you stop avoiding sewing with zips. And in the process, make yourself a beautiful & versatile A-line skirt.
QUICK FIT GUIDE: Inside you will find instructions to guide you through getting the fit right for your body.
LENGTHS: There are 4 lengths to choose from: Long Mini, Knee Length, Midi & Maxi. The longer styles, Midi & Maxi lengths, are broken down into short, regular & tall lengths.
GLORIOUS LITTLE PATTERN HACKS: And of course there are our fabulous extra options, that everyone loves, to add detail to your skirt. These include:
- Hidden Pockets
- Topstitched Utility Pockets
- Side Splits
- Front Split
- Belt Keepers
- Mock Wrap
So you can see, this pattern is chock full of wonderful options that you can add &/or combine together to sew yourself an endless supply of gorgeous skirts.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy/Intermediate
|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|
FABRIC & TRIM OUTLINE:
TRIM REQUIREMENTS: Dress zip: 18cm (7") or longer. Buttons: 2cm (3/4") x 1 or Snaps: size 20 x 2. Interfacing: 20cm (8").
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS: Daytime, casual, work, evening, special occasion.
Designed for wovens, quilting cotton is a great choice with it’s myriad of beautiful prints but don’t be scared to delve into the world of dress fabrics: structured denim, swishy rayons, soft chambray, smooth sateen or even suiting fabrics. Each different fabric has it’s own unique properties that can give your 'Get Zipped' Skirt a whole new look.
- The gorgeous prints available in quilting cotton ranges is endless. Mix and match your prints with contrast binding & details.
- Other options include denim, corduroy & cotton drill.
- Note: Ensure your fabric is not too thin. Do not use muslin or thin voile weight.
- If your fabric has a one-way print, ensure all pieces run the same way along the selvage.
|Long Mini||3/4||3/4||3/4||1||1 1/4||1 1/4||1 1/2||1/2|
|Knee||1||1||1 1/4||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 3/4||1 3/4||1 3/4|
|Midi||1 3/4||2||2||2 1/4||2 1/4||2 1/2||2 1/2||2 1/2|
|Maxi||2||2 1/4||2 1/4||2 1/2||2 1/2||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4|
|Midi||1 1/4||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 3/4||1 3/4||1 3/4|
|Maxi||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 3/4||1 3/4||2||2||2|
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