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Maxi Skirt
Pattern

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Supplies:
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9!:/!60)*+!5(;+%4!"&%1.!4$%556,!'+*5*++*/<!'61:*&)*+!4$%556,!%&!(44*')(;1*8!
9!:/!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!"&%1.!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!'+*5*++*/<!'61:*&)*+!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!%&!(44*')(;1*8!
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Pattern pieces:
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E.%+)!1%,%,=!
E.%+)!60)*+!
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40)!9!5+6-!60)*+!5(;+%4!
40)!D!5+6-!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!
40)!9!5+6-!%,)*+5(4%,=!!
40)!9!5+6,)!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!
40)!9!5+6-!60)*+!5(;+%4!

This sewing pattern by Lorenna Buck Designs is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNon-commercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
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Legend:

lining

outer

right side

wrong side

interfacing

Pattern Layout:
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lining fabric

outer fabric

interfacing

selvege

fold

fold

fold

selvege

selvege

selvege

Cutting Instructions: !
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Sewing instructions:
IF J(:*+!5(;+%4&!56+!?(%&);(,/F!!!!!
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lining
outer
lining
interfacing

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(F K*=%,!?%)$!?(%&);(,/!'%*4*!%,!
1%,%,=!5(;+%4<!+%=$)2&%/*20'F!!!!
;F L1(4*!60)*+!5(;+%4<!+%=$)2&%/*2
/6?,<!6,!)6'!65!1%,%,=F!!
4F L1(4*!(!&*46,/!1(:*+!65!1%,%,=<!
+%=$)2&%/*2/6?,<!6,!)6'!65!60)*+!
5(;+%4F!!!
/F J(:*+!%,)*+5(4%,=!6,!)6'!65!
1%,%,=F!L%,!(11!1(:*+&!)6=*)$*+F!

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9F E*?!?(%&);(,/F!
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sew through all layers

press seam allowance
toward lining

seam line

wrong side

right side

(F E*?!(16,=!)6'!*/=*!65!
?(%&);(,/!?%)$!MNOA!&*(-!
(116?(,4*!)$+60=$!(11!1(:*+&F!
;F #+%-!&*(-!(,/!41%'!5(;+%4!
(+60,/!40+B*&<!;*%,=!&0+*!,6)!
)6!40)!&)%)4$%,=!1%,*F!
4F P1%'!?(%&);(,/!+%=$)!&%/*!60)<!
&04$!)$()!;6))6-!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!
%&!+%=$)2&%/*260)!6,!6,*!&%/*<!
(,/!60)*+!5(;+%4<!)$*,!1%,%,=!
5(;+%4<!)$*,!%,)*+5(4%,=!1(:*+&!
(+*!(11!+%=$)2&%/*260)!6,!6)$*+!
&%/*!65!)$*!?(%&);(,/F!
/F L+*&&!&*(-!)6?(+/!&%,=1*!
1%,%,=!1(:*+F!

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QF P%,%&$!?(%&);(,/F!

sew side seam

understitch lining
close to seam, catching
seam allowance
right side

(F R*'*()!&)*'&!I!(,/!9!?%)$!:60+!
+*-(%,%,=!?(%&);(,/!'%*4*&F!
;F E*?!;6)$!?(%&);(,/!'%*4*&<!
+%=$)2&%/*&2)6=*)$*+<!()!6,*!
&$6+)!*/=*F!!L+*&&!&*(-!6'*,F!!
4F S,/*+&)%)4$!1%,%,=!()!)6'!*/=*!65!
?(%&);(,/<!-(.%,=!&0+*!)6!4()4$!
&*(-!(116?(,4*F!!
/F T5!/*&%+*/<!;(&)*!+*-(%,%,=!
1(:*+&!"60)*+<!1%,%,=!(,/!
%,)*+5(4%,=8!)6=*)$*+!(16,=!
;6))6-!*/=*F!

U()$*+!60)*+!'%*4*&F!
pull strings to gather

DF E*?!60)*+!(,/!1%,%,=!&.%+)!'%*4*&F!
baste skirt outer
and skirt lining together

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MF E*?!&.%+)!)6!?(%&);(,/F!

leave waistband
lining free
sew seam between
waistband and skirt

*F E*?!(16,=!)6'!65!&.%+)!60)*+<!
QNOA!5+6-!*/=*<!?%)$!16,=*&)!
&)%)4$!1*,=)$!&*1*4)*/!
5F E*?!(,6)$*+!1%,*!65!&)%)4$%,=!>A!
5+6-!*/=*!?%)$!16,=*&)!&)%)4$!
1*,=)$!&*1*4)*/!
=F L011!;6)$!&)+%,=&!)6!=()$*+<!
(/H0&)%,=!=()$*+&!*B*,1:<!0,)%1!
)$*!)6'!*/=*!65!&.%+)!60)*+!%&!)$*!
&(-*!1*,=)$!(&!)$*!)6'!*/=*!65!
)$*!&.%+)!1%,%,=!!
(F V()4$!0'!&.%+)!60)*+!'%*4*&<!
+%=$)!&%/*!)6=*)$*+<!(,/!&*?!
(16,=!6,*!&%/*!
;F R*'*()!?%)$!&.%+)!1%,%,=!'%*4*&F!
4F L1(4*!&.%+)!60)*+<!+%=$)!&%/*!0'<!
6,!)6'!65!&.%+)!1%,%,=!"(1&6!+%=$)!
&%/*!0'8!!
/F K(&)*!&.%+)!60)*+!)6!&.%+)!1%,%,=!
(16,=!)6'!*/=*!
(F L%,!;6))6-!*/=*!65!?(%&);(,/!
")$*!&%/*!?%)$!(11!)$*!1(:*+&<!
1*(B%,=!)$*!0,/*+&)%)4$*/!1%,%,=!
1(:*+!5+**8!)6!)6'!*/=*!65!&.%+)<!
+%=$)!&%/*&!)6=*)$*+!(,/!
-()4$%,=!0'!&%/*!&*(-F!
;F E*?!&.%+)!)6!?(%&);(,/F!
4F L+*&&!&*(-!)6?(+/!?(%&);(,/F!!
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WF E*?!3%''*+!)6!&.%+)F!

sew zipper, matching
up top of teeth with
top seam on waistband

(F X'*,!%,B%&%;1*!3%''*+!(,/!'%,<!
+%=$)2&%/*&2)6=*)$*+<!)6!)6'2&%/*!
65!&.%+)<!-()4$%,=!0'!)6'!65!
3%''*+!)**)$!?%)$!)6'!65!
?(%&);(,/F!E*?!?%)$!%,B%&%;1*!
3%''*+!566)F!
;F Y16&*!3%''*+!(,/!'%,!5+**!&%/*!)6!
6)$*+!)6'2&%/*!*/=*!65!&.%+)<!
+%=$)!&%/*&!)6=*)$*+!(,/!
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?%)$!)6'!65!?(%&);(,/F!!X'*,!
3%''*+!(,/!&*?!?%)$!%,B%&%;1*!
3%''*+!566)F!

@F P%,%&$!&.%+)F!

sew side seam
from bottom of zipper
to skirt bottom.
hem if needed.

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(F P61/!0,/*+!+(?!*/=*!65!
?(%&);(,/!1%,%,=!(,/!&1%'&)%)4$!
%,)6!'1(4*!)6!5%,%&$!?(%&);(,/F!
;F E*?!+*-(%,%,=!&*(-!6,!60)*+!
5(;+%4<!&)(+)%,=!()!;6))6-!65!
3%''*+<!(,/!.**'%,=!1%,%,=!5(;+%4!
5+**F!
4F E*?!+*-(%,%,=!&%/*!&*(-!6,!
1%,%,=!5(;+%4<!&)(+)%,=!()!;6))6-!
6+!3%''*+F!
/F P%,%&$!(11!&*(-&!?%)$!'%,.%,=!
&$*(+&!"%5!/*&%+*/8!(,/!$*-!"%5!
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*F E*?!$66.!(,/!*:*!;:!$(,/!
(;6B*!?(%&);(,/F!
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SILK CHIFFON MAXI SKIRT Pattern
LORENNA BUCK designs

line

A

B

skirt lining (cut 2)

skirt outer (cut 2)

C

B

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B
C

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16"
32"
40"

B

36
16.75"
34"
40"

38
17.5"
35"
41"

40
18.25"
37"
42"

SILK CHIFFON MAXI SKIRT Pattern
LORENNA BUCK designs

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19"
38"
42"

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19.75"
40"
42"