View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternSelena Skirt Skirts Wrap skirts are seriously underrated as a modest yet fun go-to that is easy to sew. This design by Amanda Walker boasts repeating panels that are joined together without fuss, making this ideal for newbie stitchers. Use excess fabric to make a covered button to give your skirt an extra professional finish. Heavyweight cotton is a great fabric choice as it’s a breeze to work with, yet won’t leave you standing like Marilyn Monroe in an updraft. Login to downloadEssentialsHeavyweight cotton (140cm wide), 2mLightweight fusible interfacing, 20cmButtons, twoDimensions ListCustom-sizedCutting lines for sizes 8-16, adjust the fit with button positionCutting guideFront: cut one pair from cotton and one pair (edge only, see template) from interfacing Side: cut one pair from cotton Back: cut one on the fold from cotton Waistband: cut one each from cotton and interfacing Front edge facing: cut one from interfacing1.5cm seam allowance used throughout.Stitch a wrap skirt1 Download the template and cut out as indicated in the cutting guide. Match one front piece to a side panel, right sides together. Pin and sew along one long edge. Repeat with the remaining panels, joining the back panel in the middle to create one wide, flat piece. Trim and press the seam allowances open.2 Fuse interfacing to the open edge of each front piece on the wrong side, then fold and press along the marked facing lines to form the facings. Press interfacing to the wrong side of the waistband. Fold in by 1.5cm along one of the long edges and press. Pin the other long edge of the waistband to the top of the skirt, leaving the seam allowance protruding from each end.3 Sew the waistband in place, then tuck each end back on itself to neaten, aligning it with the facing fold. Stitch across, then trim the excess fabric from the seam allowance before turning the waistband over to the right side. Edge or slip stitch the lower waistband edge in place by hand.4 Lay the skirt flat with the wrong side facing up, then stitch it yourself! fold and press a 5mm hem along the bottom and edge stitch across. Make a buttonhole in the waistband above each edge of the left-hand front panel, and sew corresponding buttons in the band above the opposite front panel, wrapping the skirt around your waist to determine their position. Other Popular Makes... Stefani BlouseGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)This loose-fitting top pattern works well in virtually any fabric, but when stitched in the elegant triple crepe used by Lisa Top and SkirtGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Both boxy tops and pencil skirts can be difficult to style individually, but together they create a balanced silhouette. Amanda Sheena PantsGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Stylish and versatile, harem pants can easily be dressed up or down and this flattering design by Amanda Walker allows Ria Shift DressDresses GarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)The real wow-factor of this garment, designed by Julia Claridge, lies in the texture and slight sheen of the stretch Adele Pencil SkirtGarments SkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Sometimes, it’s the simple things in life that are the sweetest, like this figure-hugging stretch skirt by Amanda Walker. Clara Wrap DressDresses GarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Combining comfort and style, this lovely design by Amanda Walker features a flattering bodice with sweet cap sleeves and a PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Retro Mixtape Cushion Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Sewing Bee Shift Dress Tweed Chicken Doorstop Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Stefani Blouse Lisa Top and Skirt Sheena Pants Ria Shift Dress Adele Pencil Skirt Clara Wrap Dress Shakira Party Dress Annette Wrap Top Eve Dress Fabric Christmas Crackers Millie Throw Cross-over Bag Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.