Free sewing tutorial and pattern girls skirt





















I made this skirt for my daughter. I made the same skirt earlier out of jersey. Because you sew a skirt out of jersey slightly different as a skirt out of cotton, I made a new tutorial for this skirt. Sizes range from newborn to 10Y.

Materials:
* Cotton fabric - Soft Cactus, Oh Deer (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)

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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. Serge the seams.

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. Use a a twin needle.

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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1 comment:

  1. Amazing, It's beautiful and I made with my Mum. I'm ten. Thank you, my friends will be jealous.

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