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swingset skirt sewing pattern

swingset skirt sewing pattern
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Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS052SS1
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This simple, fully-lined skirt features two elastic casings and a drawstring that ties at one side. The flared shape will have girls of all ages twirling happily.

 

swingset skirt sewing pattern
  • Description

    This simple, fully-lined skirt features two elastic casings and a drawstring that ties at one side. The flared shape will have girls of all ages twirling happily.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: curved seams, gathering, and lining.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like cotton broadcloth, batiste, calico, lawn, linen, lightweight denim, chambray, seersucker, and voile.

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, featherweight fusible interfacing, and one package of 1/4" elastic. Optional: 1 1/2 yards of 1/4" ribbon or twill tape for drawstring.

    swingset skirt sewing pattern

    Fabric Guide

    SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    Skirt, 44" Fabric 3/4
    yard
    3/4
    yard
    1
    yard
    1
    yard
    1
    yard
    1
    yard
    Lining, 44" Fabric 3/4
    yard
    3/4
    yard
    3/4
    yard
    3/4
    yard
    1
    yard
    1
    yard
    Skirt, 58" Fabric 1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    3/4
    yard
    1
    yard
    Lining, 58" Fabric 1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1/2
    yard
    1
    yard

     

    SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12 14
    Skirt, 44" Fabric 1
    yard
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/2
    yards
    Lining, 44" Fabric 1
    yard
    1
    yard
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    Skirt, 58" Fabric 1
    yard
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/2
    yards
    Lining, 58" Fabric 1
    yard
    1
    yard
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards
    1 1/4
    yards

     

    Finished Measurements

    6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    Waist, Fully Extended * 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 26 1/2" 28" 29" 30"
    Skirt Length 8" 8 1/2" 9" 9 3/4" 10 1/2" 11 1/4"

     

    5 6 7 8 10 12 14
    Waist, Fully Extended * 31" 32" 34" 35" 37" 38" 39"
    Skirt Length 12" 12 3/4" 13 1/2" 14 1/4" 15" 15 3/4" 16 1/2"

    * Before elastic

     

  • English System
    Size Chest
    (in)
    Waist
    (in)
    Hip
    (in)
    Height
    (in)
    Weight
    (lbs)
    6-12M 19 19 ½ 19 ½ 27-29 17-22
    12-18M 19 ¾ 20 ½ 20 ½ 29-31 22-27
    18-24M 20 ½ 21 21 31-33 27-30
    2T 21 21 22 33-36 30-33
    3T 21 ½ 21 23 36-39 33-36
    4 22 ½ 21 ½ 24 39-42 36-39
    5 23 ½ 22 25 ½ 42-45 39-44
    6 24 ½ 22 ½ 26 ½ 45-49 45-55
    7 25 ½ 23 27 ½ 49-52 56-64
    8 26 ½ 23 ½ 28 ½ 52-54 65-72
    10 28 24 30 54-56 73-77
    12 29 25 32 56-58 78-85
    14 31 26 33 58-63 86-112

     

    Metric System
    Size Chest
    (cm)
    Waist
    (cm)
    Hip
    (cm)
    Height
    (cm)
    Weight
    (kg)
    6-12M 48 50 50 69-74 8-10
    12-18M 50 52 51 74-79 10-12
    18-24M 52 53 56 79-84 12-14
    2T 53 53 56 84-91 14-15
    3T 55 53 58 91-99 15-16
    4 57 55 61 99-107 16-18
    5 60 56 65 107-114 18-20
    6 62 57 67 114-124 20-25
    7 65 58 70 124-132 25-29
    8 67 60 72 132-137 29-33
    10 71 61 76 137-142 33-35
    12 74 64 81 142-147 35-38
    14 79 66 84 148-160 38-51

     

  • Average rating: (4.8 of 5) based on 6 reviews

    Great easy basic, fun to personalize!
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/22/2016
    This is a fast sew with fun details and lots of room to play with fabric combos, trim, applique, and other details. My 6yo loves the twirl it offers and the elastic + drawstring waistband looks adds some interest without detracting from ease of wear. Love that this one comes in a wide range of sizes!
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    From NY to Rio
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 01/15/2016
    Deal all, this skirt is easy for a beginner (like me) and my grand daughter love it! Good to wear during our summer and all over the year!
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    Excellent pattern - as always
    Reviewed by on 12/23/2015
    A very nice skirt, perfect instructions. It is always a pleasure to do with Oliver + S patterns. Thank you!
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    Perfect Girls Skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 11/19/2015
    I've made a few skirts for my girls, but the details on this skirt are my favorite. It has just the right amount of fabric to make it twirly, but not so much that it is bulky. I like the smaller rows of elastic paired with the drawstring at the top. This eliminates the rolling that often happens with single rows of elastic. The built in slip makes it possible to use lightweight fabrics as well. I prefer the O+S paper patterns to the digital version I bought for this skirt, but I'll definitely be making more!
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    Swingset Skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 10/29/2015
    A great skirt, excellent pattern. I've made a few for my daughter and niece in a range of fabrics - the latest was a black lining with black tule and sparkly stars for her cat dress up to go to a party. She loves it! With the double elastic and drawstring, the waist band is quite wide, probably too bulky for the smaller sizes but OK for the larger ones. I'm making a size 2 next so will just do a single band of elastic.
    2 of 2 customers found this helpful.
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    Swingset skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 10/28/2015
    Easy and well written. I am teaching my 9year old to sew and bought this pattern as a second project for her (first was the Popover Sundress). I love that every pattern teaches a specific sewing technique and not only how to assemble.
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