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... Easy floral hot water bottle coverPatchwork & QuiltingDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)When the weather gets nippy, cosy up with Jenny Arnott’s hot floral Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket BagAccessories BagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Carry your belongings in style with this easy patchwork scrap bag. You can also use these instructions to create matching Debra SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Denim skirts are a wardrobe staple and this chic number by Julia Claridge puts a twist on the style classic Gabrielle SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)If you aren't confident at stitching darts, this pencil skirt designed by Amanda Walker is a good practise piece as Otis the OwlToysDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Whipped up in Riley Blake's Vienna range, this adorable owl toy is the perfect avian pal for little ones and Piped Home Letter CushionsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)3D letters are a popular home decor trend, so why not create your own stitchy version? These cushions will allow PopularRecent Easy floral hot water bottle cover Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Retro Mixtape Cushion Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Easy floral hot water bottle cover Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket Bag Selena Skirt Debra Skirt Gabrielle Skirt Otis the Owl Piped Home Letter Cushions Maddie Top Faith Dress Lizzie Tunic Pyjama bottoms Flora Pyjama Set 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.