Here is a basic skirt pattern that you can use as a template for modification when developing your own stylized sewing patterns, now available in plus size!
This basic one-darted skirt is a great fit and starting point for any skirt design, and can even be adjusted for knit fabrics. Skirt patterns are so easy to modify, lengthen or shorten the hem to make a mini or maxi skirt, convert the darts to fullness, the possibilities are endless.
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Muslin (for the fit sample):
width: 150 cm (59 ins)
length: 1 – 1 – 1.25 – 1.25 – 1.25 m
(1 1/4 – 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 yds).
This pattern doesn't include seam allowance
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