This quick and easy-to-fit skirt will have you sewing up a new wardrobe in all your favorite fabrics. With only four main pattern pieces (plus details like pockets and belt loops) you'll spend less time cutting and more time sewing.
Version 1 is a gathered skirt that falls below the knee, with a button-front placket and patch pockets. Version 2 is pleated, hits above the knee for a shorter length, and includes belt loops and in-seam pockets. Version 3 is also pleated, falls below the knee, and is fully lined so that it can be made in sheer fabrics.
Skill Level: Beginner
Sizes: 0 - 18
Supplies: All-purpose polyester thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, 9" invisible zipper (versions 2 and 3), ten 1/2" buttons (version 1), one 3/4" buttons (versions 2 and 3).
Main Fabric: Lightweight fabrics such as silk or rayon, crepe, shirtings, lawn, silk twill, light wool gabardine, wool crepe, chambray. Sheer fabrics such as eyelet and lace are suitable for version 3.
Lining Fabric: Version 3: Cotton lawn, cotton batiste, silk or rayon crepe, silk/cotton blends, specialty lining fabrics.