Choose your favourite fabric and get started! Sew yourself a lovely new summer skirt to wear in hot weather.
Use sewing pattern 21047 (sizes XS-L) or 71003 (sizes 18-32)
Lay your pattern pieces on the fabric. Pin to secure. Cut out the front, back and waistband pieces.
Overlock/zigzag side seams and hems on front and back.
Lay front and back together, right sides facing. Sew side seams.
Press seams flat.
Cut a length of elastic. For measurements, see the table in the sewing pattern. Sew elastic ends together to form a ring.
Sew the waistband ends together to form a ring. Press seam flat. Fold the waistband in half lengthwise, wrong sides facing. Press.
Insert the elastic inside the waistband. Sew the waistband along the raw edge.
Sew the waistband onto the skirt. Make sure that the waistband seam flushes with the left side seam.
Overlock/zigzag the waistband edge. Press the seam.
Sew a line of stitches through the middle of the elastic. Sew through both waistband and elastic.
Fold them up 1 cm to the wrong side. Press. Sew a narrow hem. Stitch 0.5-0.8 cm from the folded edge.