Pattern delivered as an electronic download.
This listing is for the Hummingbird Straight Skirt.
Cake Patterns strives to create sewable, wearable, re-make-able patterns for busy women. Always with pockets!
Hummingbird -- 4 distinct and interchangeable styles inspired by vintage and modern couture, and translated into wearable separates. This .pdf file is for:
Woven Skirt with no-gape panel pockets, back zipper and simple straight waistband (~1" below natural waist). Optional back tailfeather flounce for a 1930s-style sewing challenge.
Skirt is suitable for a wide range of woven fabrics -- Orange View skirt is shorter and simpler, a workhorse wardrobe staple in twill, canvas, or denim. Pink View skirt is a little fancier and suitable for non-bulky bottom weight fabrics with some drape.
Choose the Hummingbird Skirt by nearest full hip measurement. 2.5"-3" ease is built into the skirt, which is designed for size and ease customization at the side seams. Fit-check guidelines included in pattern.
Waist customization printed on pattern for a range of 20 different waist measurements.
Cake Patterns sewing instructions are different -- focused on providing a clear and stress-free sewing experience with detailed diagrams for visual learners. Sewingcake.com is the online companion to the pattern, with printed links to tutorials to simplify the sewing for less experienced sewists. Feel free to leave a comment or a question for a prompt response to your sewing difficulties.
More experienced sewists will appreciate the easy-to-skim instructions format, including a Construction Overview and technique symbols!
This is the tiled pdf version of the pattern, calibrated to print on both A4 and US Letter printers. Pattern includes envelope front and back, illustrated instructions, tiling guide and pattern. 45 pages total, including 36 pages of tiled pattern.
Format: PDF File - Available for Instant Download
Pages: 45 (Instructions + Illustrations: 9; Pattern Sheets: 36)
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