Curvy Sewing Collective · Apr 10, 2015

The Beginner’s Guide: Easy Skirt Patterns

As it’s “Skirts” month for our CSC Season of Separates monthly challenges, it seemed apropos to share some fast and easy beginner friendly skirt patterns. The following patterns are a few examples of skirt styles that will help get your sewing into first gear and leave you feeling accomplished.

The first item of clothing that I sewed for myself as a pre-teen was a skirt. It was a wine colored ultra suede a-line skirt with a waistband and a zipper made with one of my mom’s vintage patterns from the 70’s. I would not suggest making a skirt like that for your first attempt at garment sewing. The fabric was awful and I didn’t get the zipper in correctly AT ALL. It also didn’t fit…. I suppose that’s what happens when you attempt a project on your own without help. I’ve always been a bit of an independent do-it-yourself gal — even at a young age —... (read more)

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