A quick and easy pattern, great for beginners
Flattering skirts with an easy fit to suit all figure types and ages. You’ll whip these skirts up in no time as there are no button holes, zippers or tricky bits. There are 2 styles to choose from and both have the option of a high or low waist yoke that are finished with a comfortable elastic waist.
Measure your hips then choose the size that is the closest to your measurements
Australian Sizes Hips
Size 8 91 cm (36)
Size 10 96 cm (38)
Size 12 101 cm (40)
Size 14 106 cm (42)
Size 16 111 cm (44)
Size 18 117 cm (46)
Size 20 122 cm (48)
Size 22 127 cm (50)
Note: Fabric requirements are based on 112 cm (44") wide woven light to medium weight cotton fabric such as
patchwork fabrics, linen or linen and cotton blends.
Requirements for the Salsa Skirt
Main Fabric: 2.8 m (3 ¼ yards) for all sizes
25 mm (1") wide elastic: 1 m (1 y) for all sizes
Matching all purpose sewing thread
Note: This skirt is made up of 2 x 42" (107 cm) squares with holes cut in the centre that attach to the yoke. The 42" squares will result in a ¾ length skirt but will be slightly shorter for the larger sizes.
For a longer skirt, purchase 3 m (3 ½ yards) of a 1.5 m (60") wide fabric and cut larger squares.
Requirements for the Simple A line Skirt
Main Fabric: 1.6 m for all sizes (2 yards)
Or for a longer skirt, purchase 2 x your desired length.
Additional requirements for both styles
A medium size safety pin or bodkin to thread the elastic
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