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Molecular biologist turned patternmaker - that is me, CarlaC. I'm mama to a sweet little boy named Louie and wife to an amazing chef named Delmar. I spend my days doing interesting experiments with ...

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Patchwork Twirl Skirt

from Scientific Seamstress
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Patchwork Twirl Skirt
Patchwork Twirl Skirt
Patchwork Twirl Skirt
Patchwork Twirl Skirt
Patchwork Twirl Skirt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Gathering
  • Straight stitching

Pattern Description:

Designed for maximum "twirlability" with a minimum input of materials (less than 2 yards of fabric!) and effort. Time-saving tips and nots on fabric selection and finishing are included. Instructions for adding trims and ruffles, such as inset and Euro ruffles are all there, too.

In addition, this volume contains the instructions to make a doll-sized twirl skirt! After cutting out the pieces of the "big girl twirl", there will be just enough fabric remaining to make Dolly her own matching twirl! The skirt will fit a range of sizes from 15" baby dolls like Bitty Baby, to 18" play dolls like American Girl.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2T - 8


  • Seven quarter yard cuts of fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • 3/4" wide elastic
  • cutting implements

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