Monday, March 31, 2014

Anyone fancy a free skirt pattern?

I scoured the local op shops on Saturday for a skirt pattern for Miss C, but drew a blank.

Lots of vintage patterns for bubbas and 3-4 year olds but not much for the older kid.

So I ended up drafting one from scratch.
Here it is, made up in what was left of the chambray spot after I made her leggings.



It is essentially a four gore skirt with a yoke and flared skirt, and an elastic waist.

This is my first version, and the pattern does need a bit of tweaking, the yoke needs to be shortened a tad, and because I was initially just making it for me to sew, there are no notches or other pattern markings.

But it is a cute style and a pretty easy sew, so I thought I might have a go at making it into a pdf pattern as a free download.

So what do you think? Any takers?

And as far as the plan for KCW next week goes, the raincoats have been put in the ‘too hard for now” pile. I made a half hearted attempt at tracing Miss C’s size last night, but realised that I just don’t have the mental fortitude to attempt putting together two jackets at this time.


So it will probably be a few more elastic waist leggings and T-shirts for Miss C instead!

2 comments:

Helen Hope said...

I'd love to have a go with thus, perfect for my granddaughter.

Sharon said...

Very cute skirt, and good idea to leave the raincoats to later.