ELASTIC WAIST MAXI SKIRT • Pattern
By THE ASSEMBLY LINE, The Elastic Waist Maxi Skirt is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: Maxi skirt shaped with an elasticated waistband for ultimate comfort. It features large patch pockets and decorative stitchings. Mix and match with different tops when you navigate your styling from week to weekend.
- Wear it as a dress together with a Cuff top or V-neck cuff top in the same fabric
- Shorten to a knee length skirt
- Play around with different width of the elastic
- Use contrasting colour thread for your stitchings
Sizing: This is a multi-size pattern, including size XS-L and XL-3XL. Sizing information can be found here.
Fabric Suggestions: Suggested fabrics are light to midweight fabrics such as cotton poplin, denim, wool, faux leather, cotton twill.
The sample skirt is made with black cotton poplin.
Fabric requirements: Fabric width 140-150 cm: XS-L 2.1 m / XL 2.1 m-2.4 m** / 2XL 2.4 m-2.7 m** / 3XL 2.4 m-3.0 m**
** you can use less fabric if you split the waistband and add a 1 cm seam allowance to join the 2 parts together.
Trims required: Matching thread, fusible interfacing, elastic tape width 10cm: XS 70 cm, S 80 cm, M 90 cm, L 100 cm, XL 110 cm, 2XL 120 cm, 3XL 130 cm.
Option: If you cannot find an elastic waistband this wide you can use any width you prefer. But make sure to reduce the width of the fabric waistband to this formula - The width of the elastic waistband x 2 + 2,5 cm.
Skill Level: Suitable for a beginner.
Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
The paper pattern comes carefully packaged in an envelope together with a step-by-step assembly instruction.
Photo credits: The Assembly Line.