Tilly and the Buttons Ness Skirt
Tilly and the Buttons sewing pattern
IT HAS POCKETS!
Elevate your sewing with this classic fly front skirt pattern. Ness looks stylish year-round, paired with a t-shirt in summer or a roll neck in winter. The straight skirt has a shaped waistband and curved back yoke for a flattering fit.
Choose from mini version or below-the-knee hemline with centre front split. Details inspired by denim include a zip fly front, topstitched mock felled seams, belt loops, all-important in-seam pockets, plus optional back pockets for stashing your essentials. Let’s get stitching!
Ness includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
PRINTED PATTERN - You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full scale pattern sheets and a colour instruction booklet.
SKILL LEVEL - Improvers
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS - Medium- to heavy-weight woven fabrics such as denim, corduroy, jacquard, gobelin (tapestry), drill or wool, preferably with a little stretch for comfort.
- Fabric - Mini skirt : 1.20m (1 3/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 1.6m (1¾yd) x 115cm (45in)
Knee-length skirt: 1.4m (1 5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 1.8m (2 yd) x 115cm (45in)
- Matching thread
- 0.3m (3/8yd) medium-weight cotton fabric for pocket bags
- 0.5m (5/8yd) x 90cm (36in) wide iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
- 12.5cm (5in) jeans zip
- 15-18mm (5/8in) button with shank
- Optional: Contrast topstitch thread and topstitch/embroidery machine needle
- Sewing machine and basic tools, including zip foot or adjustable zip foot
SIZES (BODY MEASUREMENTS)
Pattern sizes below are not applicable to the maternity patterns.
|1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34)
|2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36)
|3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38)
|4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40)
|5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42)
|6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44)
|7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46)
|8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48)
|9 (UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50)
|10 (UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52)
*Sizes 9 and 10 are included in the Coco, Cleo, Dominique, Stevie, Stevie add-on, Indigo, Indigo add-on, Bobbi, Alexa and Jaimie sewing patterns and the Make It Simple book. We'll be adding these sizes to more patterns in the future, so watch this space!