Doris Skirt

$ 9.00

Brand Misusu Patterns

Meet the Doris skirt - this spring wardrobe staple is a very quick sew and gives great opportunity to dive into your scraps and color block away!

The Doris has a slim fit, with a diagonal side seam and an overlapping V-shaped waistband. The waistband was designed to be tight enough to keep the skirt up without the use of elastic. You can add an optional back yoke and pocket bands. The bottom of the skirt can be finished with an folded hem or with a bottom band. Add some decorative piping or a strip of contrasting fabric to the side seam or back yoke for some extra pizzazz!

Techniques involved include sewing with knits, straight and curved seams, attaching ribbing, sewing corners and optionally working with decorative (piping) tape. 
Please note: blending between sizes is recommended when your child's waist and hip width fall within different sizes. The tutorial provides an extensive instructions on how to blend sizes.

80 - 164 |  9-12M - 13-14Y
Confident Beginner

Tiled print at home pattern in layers (A4 & letter)
A0/Copyshop pattern
51 pages illustrated tutorial, with:

  • extensive illustrated step by step tutorial
  • size and body measurements chart
  • finished garment measurements chart
  • fabric chart
  • page printing chart (only print the pages you need)
  • pattern layout
  • size blending, lengthening & shortening instructions
  • all charts come in metric and imperial measurements

Light to medium weight sweater knits, interlock or french terry with at least 25% stretch (lycra or elastane). 
For waistband: Rib knit fabric (other fabrics for the waistband are not recommended)
For optional bottom band and pocket bands: Rib knit fabric, cotton lycra.

Ballpoint sewing needle
Twin needle (optional)
Piping (optional)

Sewing machine / Serger. When using a sewing machine, use a knit stitch or small zigzag stitch in place of the serged seam. Finish the seams with a big zigzag stitch.

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