Free sewing tutorial and pattern girls skirt
























I made this skirt for my daughter. Sizes range from newborn to 10Y. For the fabric design I used Rijksstudio. The design will be taken into production by Alles für Selbermacher and will be available in the fabric shops soon!

Materials:
* Jersey - Cherry Blossom Blue (skirt)
   75 cm x 35 cm (30 in x 14 in) (3 - 6 months)
   80 cm x 35 cm (32 in x 14 in) (9 months)
   80 cm x 40 cm (32 in x 16 in) (12 months)
   85 cm x 40 cm (44 in x 16 in) (18 months)
   90 cm x 40 cm (36 in x 16 in) (24 months/ 2T)
   100 cm x 45 cm (40 in x 18 in) (3T/ 4Y)
   105 cm x 50 cm (42 in x 20 in) (5Y)
   110 cm x 50 cm (44 in x 20 in) (6Y)
   115 cm x 50 cm (46 in x 20 in) (7Y)
   115 cm x 55 cm (46 in x 22 in) (8Y)
   120 cm x 55 cm (48 in x 22 in) (9Y)
   125 cm x 60 cm (50 in x 24 in) (10Y
* Elastic waistband
  - 1 cm (0.4 in) wide (size 3 months - 12 months)
  - 2 cm (0.8 in) wide (size 18 months - 6Y)
  - 3 cm (1.2 in) wide (size 7Y - 10 Y)

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below.  Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

(size 56) (EU 0 - 2 months) (US 3 months
(size 62) (EU. 2 - 4 months) (US 6 months)
(size 68) (EU 4 - 6 months) (US 9 months)
(size 74) (EU 6 - 9 months) (US 12 months)
(size 80) (EU 9 - 12 months) (US 18 months)
(size 86) (EU 1 - 1 1/2 years) (US 24 months)
(size 92) (EU 2 years) (US 2T)
(size 98) (EU 3 years) (US 3T)
(size 104) (EU 4 years) (US 4Y)
(size 110) (EU 5 years) (US 5Y)
(size 116) (EU 6 years) (US 6Y)
(size 122) (EU 7 years) (US 7Y)
(size 128) (EU 8 years) (US 8Y)
(size 134) (EU 9 years) (US 9Y)
(size 140) (EU 10 years) (US 10Y)

If you want to make this skirt out of cotton follow this tutorial.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

Double-click images to enlarge.

Step 1: Draw the pattern.













Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric. The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance.  Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the bottom of the skirt.

Step 2: Cut the fabric.













Cut a front piece, a back piece and a waistband out of the fabric.

Step 3: Sew the sides of the skirt.

















With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the sides of the skirt.

Step 4: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
















Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the dress to the inside and pin down.

Step 5: Sew the hem in place.
















Turn right-side out. Sew the hem in place.

Step 6: Waistband.









With right sides facing, fold the waistband in half. Sew together. Trim.

Step 7: Pin waistband down.
















Turn skirt and waistband inside out. Pin down waistband and skirt.

Step 8: Sew waistband.
















Sew together.

Step 9: Fold seam allowance to the inside.
















Fold the seam allowance of the waistband tot the inside and pin down.


Step 10: Fold the elastic waistband in half.





With right sides facing, fold the elastic waistband in half. Sew together.


Step 11: Sew waistband.


















Turn right-side out. Fold the waistband over the elastic waistband. Fold the seam allowance of the waistband to the inside and pin down. Sew together. 

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