Elevate your sewing with this classic fly front skirt pattern. Ness looks stylish year-round, paired with a t-shirt in summer or a roll neck in winter. The straight skirt has a shaped waistband and curved back yoke for a flattering fit.
Choose from mini version or below-the-knee hemline with centre front split. Details inspired by denim include a zip fly front, topstitched mock felled seams, belt loops, all-important in-seam pockets, plus optional back pockets for stashing your essentials. Let’s get stitching!
Ness includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
Fabric & Notions
Medium- to heavy-weight woven fabrics such as denim, corduroy, jacquard, gobelin (tapestry), drill or wool, preferably with a little stretch for comfort.
Mini skirt: 1.25m (1½yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 1.6m (1¾yd) x 115cm (45in)
Knee-length skirt: 1.5m (1¾yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 2m (2¼yd) x 115cm (45in)
0.3m (3/8yd) medium-weight cotton fabric for pocket bags
0.5m (5/8yd) x 90cm (36in) wide iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
12.5cm (5in) jeans zip
15-18mm (5/8in) button with shank
Optional: Contrast topstitch thread and topstitch/embroidery machine needle
This pattern is suitable for improvers.
About the designer
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.