Tiered skirt Free sewing pattern
Summer is just around the corner and with comes the question of all questions: What should I wear at 40°C and but still look trendy and pretty?!
It has to be airy, comfortable to wear, easy to combine and, above all, it has to make a fashion statement.
Our secret weapon against heat: light, air-transparent fabrics made from natural fibers and… long, flowing garments. A tiered skirt, for example – is the epitome of summer. It looks light, playful and, despite its length, offers cooling and protection from the sun.
Perfect for quick, no-fuss outfits and so easy to sew!
Do you love ruffles, the carefree boho style and fancy a self-sewn tiered skirt? Then you will draw everyone’s attention with the Maxi Skirt STEFFI!
With our Freebook tiered skirt pattern, nothing stands in the way of a stylish summer.
For this skirt we recommend light and flowing fabrics. Viscose, voile but also fine viscose jerseys are a good choice for this model.
Our creative design sewers have also worked with other fabrics. The skirt was also sewn from double gauze (“muslin”) and seersucker.
Are you a fabric dealer? You can find a large selection of fine sumer fabrics in different qualities on our online shop.
TIERED SKIRT FREE SEWING PATTERN
The skirt is sewn without a pattern, but in compliance with certain dimensions and proportions that ensure the perfect fit.
The length of the finished skirt is 100 cm.
DIY BOHO SKIRT
Material consumption: 2m, elastic waistband 4 cm wide
The skirt consists of 3 tiers. The first tier is about 20 cm high (with elastic) and the length corresponds to the hip circumference plus 10 cm.
The second tier is about 40% longer than the first and 35 cm high.
The third stage is also about 40% longer than the second and 45 cm high.
A – Hips + 10 cm
B – 40% * A
Height – 35cm
C – 40%*C
Height – 45cm
Tip: Multiply these values by 1.4
Tip: Since the fabrics have a certain width (usually 1.45m), you can sew the individual steps out of 2 pieces of fabric of the same length.
Sew: Gather Pattern B and sew to the long edge of Pattern A.
Tip: The differences in length between the individual steps are not large. You can make the small folds directly on the machine with the help of a long, thick needle.
Gather pattern piece C and sew to pattern piece C.
Sew side seam.
Pattern A: Fold over 4 cm, topstitch, pull in elastic, close turning opening.