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Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16

from Funktional Threads Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16
Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16 Cover
Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16 Sophia
Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16 Size and Yardage info
Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16 Alexis
Twirl Skirt Trio Bundle: Sizes 2 to 16 Christina

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Gather ruffles

Pattern Description:

Every girl I know loves to twirl. The 3 skirts in this epattern are designed with extra 'twirl power'. The Alexis Gored Skirt is a fun variation of the stripwork look that uses 5 prints - 4 for the gores and 1 for the bottom ruffle and waistband. The Sophia Tiered Skirt uses 3 prints - one for each tier and one for the yoke and ruffle. The Christina Patchwork Skirt uses patches of 8 prints for each tier. Although I start off with giving a specific number of prints to use for each skirt, you're certainly not limited to those. Each skirt can give you the chance to use as many or as few prints as you want. I love to use my remnants and scraps from previous sewing projects to create truly one of a kind skirts with no 2 pieces of the same print.

The e-book includes:
* All 3 skirts - The Alexis Gored Skirt, The Sophia Tiered Skirt and The Christina Patchwork Skirt
* 23 pages of instructions to make all 3 skirts in sizes 2 to 16
* Printable pattern pages

Materials you'll need:
* Woven 'quilters' cotton or similar weight: yardage varies depending on the skirt size and style as well as the number of prints used

* Thread
* 3/4" elastic cut to length for waist

Equipment you'll need:
Sewing machine, scissors, ruler or measuring tape, iron and ironing board, straight pins

Recommended equipment:

Terms of use and copyright
Copyright Funktional Threads 2013
The information and patterns in this e-book may be used for personal sewing or small scale commercial purposes in limited quantities. The book itself and any information within it may not be reproduced in any form and is protected by US and International copyright laws.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See photo for size and finished measurements


  • See photo for yardage

You Will Also Need:

  • Thread
  • Elastic