Arielle is an asymmetric pencil or mini skirt with an adorable button opening to one side. Long darts and a high waistline create a flattering, figure-hugging shape. The unlined version is an ideal project for confident beginners, or take your sewing prowess up a notch by adding the optional luxury lining.
Fabric & Notions
Medium-weight woven fabrics such as stretch cotton, sateen, denim, gabardine, brocade, suiting, pincord, lighter weight canvas or wools. Choose something with enough body to hold the shape, but not too thick or the darts will be bulky. A touch of stretch would be a bonus.
Skirt fabric – 0.9m x 150cm wide for sizes 1-3 OR 1.6m x 150cm wide for sizes 4-8 OR 1.7m x 115cm wide for all sizes
Optional: Lining fabric – 0.7m x 150cm wide OR 1.3m x 115cm wide for all sizes
Tilly and The Buttons are an independent British brand. They are well known for producing easy to use sewing patterns which come with jargon busting instructions and photos which show you how to sew each part.