Level of Difficulty: Beginner
The Rae skirt is designed for true beginners. If you can work a sewing machine and follow directions, you can make this skirt! For practice with sewing and finishing seams, there are vertical seams along the front, back, and sides of the skirt . This creates a better fit and more flattering silhouette than a rectangle-shaped elastic skirt. The casing is cut as an extension of the skirt, so it's easy to sew. View A is an above the knee skirt with a slightly full silhouette. View B is the same length as A but with more fullness, and View C is a knee-length version of view B. The beginner-level sewing project you'll actually want to wear! Sizing is proportioned for a pear-shaped figure: smaller bust and waist, larger hips.
0-16 (all sizes included in one pattern!)
Lightweight woven fabrics such as cotton and cotton blends, challis, rayon, linen and linen blends. Choose lightweight fabrics that will not be too bulky when gathered. Not recommended for plaids or stripes.
Thread, one yard of 1" wide elastic. Optional: 2" piece of ribbon to mark centre back.
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