Tilly & the Buttons Dominique Skirt
The ideal project for a novice stitcher, or a satisfying one hour make for more experienced dressmakers.
SKILL LEVEL - Beginners
ONLINE WORKSHOP - Sign up for our online workshop - Learn to Sew Skirts - and choose from a printed or digital pattern included in the course materials.
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS - Straight skirt – Medium-weight woven fabrics, such as cotton, chambray, double gauze, linen, lighter weight denim and needlecord. Flared skirt – Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics, such as cotton lawn, chambray, viscose (rayon), silk or polyester crêpe de chine. Avoid anything slippery if you’re a beginner!
- Fabric - Straight skirt with pockets: 1.1m (1 ¼ yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 1.5m (1 5/8 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide; Flared midi skirt with sash:2.5m (2 3/4 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 3.3m (3 ⅝ yards) x 115cm (45in) wide (less for knee-length version, extra for fabric with a directional print)
- Matching thread
- Your waist measurement in 25mm (1in) wide elastic
- Large safety pin
- For optional belt loops: 14cm (5 1/2in) of 4-7mm (1/8-3/8in) wide ribbon or two elasticated hairbands
- Sewing machine and basic tools