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A new favorite skirt

Added Apr 8, 2017

by Maria Hayek

Asker, Norway






I made this one last year, around the end of autumn hoping I’ll wear it with tights in winter but that never happened. And to be honest, I was so busy with projects lately (you can take a look at my last few blog posts for more details about that) that I kinda forgot about it where it was stored with the summer clothes in the guest room wardrobe :D Until recently I reached into there to grab a shirt and saw it!

The weather right now is perfect for it, so I took it out yesterday and wore it to work. This is the most comfortable thing, I love it! And I’m sure I’ll wear it loads during spring and summer and until it becomes too cold for it outside :)

As for the technical details, I followed the pattern pretty much the whole way apart from 2 things:
- When I got to the zipper part, I thought a bit, pinned it together and tried to pull it on and it worked, so I ditched the zipper. It’s jersey after all!
- My instructions didn’t have the measurements of the front (I don’t know what to call it) center gathered bit, so I improvised that. It turned out a bit narrower than on the model, but OK.

All in all, very happy me :)

Material Notes

Cotton blend jersey: 65% polyester, 35% cotton




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Cotton, Blends, Knits/Jersey

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    May 16, 2017, 01.40 PMby Stacyco

    Amazing creases on the front of the skirt. Cool sewing pattern. You are well done!

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      May 17, 2017, 03.07 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thanks again Stacy! This is like the most comfortable skirt of all times, I’ll be wearing it a lot :)

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    Apr 27, 2017, 01.56 PMby nrobson

    I like how unique this style looks! great work Maria =)

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      Apr 27, 2017, 04.17 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Nadia :)

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    Apr 18, 2017, 07.08 PMby liliv-1

    One of the very nice burda patterns! Too bad for me I can’t pull this off.

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      Apr 18, 2017, 07.54 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you! Why not? You most probably can :)

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    Apr 18, 2017, 03.09 PMby lisascarolina

    Pretty skirt! Love the center front gathers and the way your fabric drapes all around. Great look with the sweater! :)

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      Apr 18, 2017, 07.53 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Lisa :) I guess I was inspired when I paired them together :D

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    Apr 18, 2017, 01.40 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    I like the way it looks on you! You made a pretty thing indeed and to make it for between season is a great idea. Very nice skirt, I surely perceive the pattern in the different way now:-))

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      Apr 18, 2017, 07.53 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Oksana :)

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    Apr 14, 2017, 07.07 PMby TeenyUK

    The way the ruffles cascade down the front is just perfect. I think I might have to make this, now, too! :)

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      Apr 15, 2017, 08.49 AMby Maria Hayek

      Do it! Do it! :D
      Thanks for the nice words :)

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    Apr 9, 2017, 07.08 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Why I haven’t made this skirt yet??? I love yours….. Thanks for reminding me of this pattern….

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      Apr 10, 2017, 11.36 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you Elpida! And you’re welcome :) Looking forward to seeing yours :)

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    Apr 9, 2017, 09.26 AMby chula123

    this is soooo cute!! love the colour and the red sweater looks great with it! Good thing you reached into that wardrobe :-)))

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      Apr 9, 2017, 02.28 PMby Maria Hayek

      Hahaha true! Thank you so much Chula :)

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    Apr 9, 2017, 08.49 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely and it looks so good with the red sweater. The ruffles are done so well and you look fab x

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      Apr 9, 2017, 02.28 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Mary! I have acquired a taste for this army green/olive green together with dark orange some time ago and now I finally did it :D

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    Apr 8, 2017, 08.11 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Så kult skjørt!! Dette kan du bruke hele sommeren :-)

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      Apr 9, 2017, 07.17 AMby Maria Hayek

      Tusen takk Ellen :) Det planlegger jeg å gjøre å :)

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    Apr 8, 2017, 04.24 PMby Beccki

    Lovely skirt I like how it flows at the front, glad you found it in time for spring.

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      Apr 8, 2017, 04.51 PMby Maria Hayek

      Me too! Thank you Beccki :)

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