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Helena Skirt #1



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The Helena skirt is a brand new pattern download created by BurdaStyle member Sarah Magill. This adaptable skirt pattern would drape wonderfully in denim, cotton, twill or tweed. Take Sarah’s cue from her sketches and try the skirt with front pockets and buttons, or for an easier project eliminate the front button placket and cut the front of the skirt on the fold.

Perfect for the weather right now, you can wear this skirt with tights or leggings, with your favorite rock t-shirt, a vintage blouse or a cute jacket. We find this skirt pattern so versatile, that depending on the fabric used, the shape really works for a lot of different fashion personalities and styles. Have fun with it!

Recommended Materials

Cotton twill, denim, chambray, medium to heavy linen, corduroy, needlecord, plaid, tweed

Amount of Fabrics

• 1.25m 150cm OR 1.5m 115cm (1.3 yds 65” OR 1.6 yds 45”) fabric
• 6-8 buttons
• Thread (matching or contrasting)
• Interfacing (for waistband)

Seam Allowance

This pattern includes seam allowance

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    Jul 27, 2013, 12.28 PMby samgreens2

    oh and are there actually marks on the pattern for where you should actually fold the pleats? – I’m wondering whether I am folding them too fat – maybe that is why it’s too small

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    Jul 27, 2013, 12.26 PMby samgreens2

    erm so pattern downloaded fine – I am a UK size 8-10 – I cut the pattern along the 10 line and now it’s coming up too small. anyone else had this problem?

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    Jul 20, 2013, 05.46 PMby wjccreations

    I am having the same problem with downloading this pattern and instructions. Same error 109 and the first 5 pages are blank. Please can someone e-mail me the complete file. My e-mail is:

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    May 20, 2013, 02.02 PMby missmartha

    Have tried several times, no luck. My other patterns from Burda downolad just fine. I get an Error Message #109, then Insufficient Data for an Image. Would it be possible to email me the instructions? I get the pattern download, just not the instructions. My granddaughter, a beginning seamstress, wants to make this skirt. I’m including my email with @ substitution. Thanks!

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    May 19, 2013, 12.18 AMby missmartha

    For some reason the first 5 pages of the instructions come up blank. Can someone help?

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      May 20, 2013, 01.29 PMby Amber Walker

      I just printed mine out and havnt had an issue, Try to print out just those pages again

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