The RAE Skirt is designed for true beginners. If you can work a sewing machine and follow directions, you can make this skirt!
The RAE Skirt, with it's vertical seams along the front, back, and sides of the skirt, offers a better fit than many elastic waist skirts. For true beginners, we've included helpful information to ensure a nicely completed skirt, plus a good learning experience. This is the beginner-level sewing project you'll actually want to wear!
View A is an above the knee skirt with a slightly full silhouette. View B is the same length as A but with more fullness, and View C is a knee-length version of View B.
More advanced sewists will love the RAE Skirt pattern for it's quick sew and as a great launching point for using a variety of fabrics to make many different skirts.
Suggested Fabrics: Light weight woven fabrics such as cotton and cotton blends, challis, rayon linen and linen blends. Choose light weight fabrics that will not be too bulky when gathered. Not recommended for plaids or stripes.
91.5cm of 2.5cm elastic
Optional: 5cm piece of ribbon to mark centre back
Sizing: Offered in sizes 0-16 and drafted for a height of 5'4" and designed with larger waist to hip measurement ratio.
Skill Level: Beginner
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