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Pattern Favourites: Midi Skirts

Are we the only ones that really love making and wearing midi skirts? Not quite mini, and not quite maxi, midi length is the perfect in between length and it can be worn all year round! Combine midi skirts with sneakers or flip flops in summer, or go for ankle boots or chunky boots in winter, it’s a super versatile piece that is a must-have in your handmade wardrobe.

Sporty, chic, casual, and classy, we’ve gathered some of our favourite midi skirt patterns for you today. Which one will you be adding to your wardrobe?

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Pattern: Simplicity 8699.

Will plaid fabrics ever go completely out of style? We hope not! Because this pattern is a match made in heaven for plaids! Simplicity 8699 is a beautiful midi length wrap skirt that closes with 3 buttons on the side.

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Pattern: Vogue 1515.

Vogue 1515 features a lot of interesting details and we are totally into it..  It has a wide yoke, piping details, a cargo pocket, a hidden pocket (!) on the front yoke facing, and an asymmetrically shaped hem.

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Pattern: McCall’s 8044.

This lovely skirt is already beautiful with the button opening on the side, but with the added gathered tier (from version C) it’s even more stunning, don’t you agree?

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Pattern: New Look 6346.

New Look 6346 is a simple yet gorgeous a-line skirt with buttons down the front. A midi skirt like this one is easy to style and combine with different shoes. It will be a great addition to your handmade wardrobe!

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Pattern: Vogue 8956.

This semi-fitted wrap skirt will certainly steal the show. It’s looks fantastic in thicker fabric which makes it perfect for this time of year. It features a button or hook & eye closing, an asymmetric narrow hem with one or two sides that extend into drape. This pattern includes a total of six variations.

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Pattern: New Look 6659.

Perfect for drapey fabrics and swishing around in, New Look 6659 features knife pleats on the front and back, and a side front slit.

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Pattern: Burda Style 6375.

We love this wrap skirt with the most fantastic patch pockets! This skirt pattern features so many wonderful details: the folded patch pockets, decorative topstitching, pleated frills at the pockets and upper edge (version B) and the tie that wraps round in a bow.

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Pattern: Butterick 6749.

Of course, no ‘midi skirt list’ is complete without a tiered skirt with lots and lots of gathers! We’ve seen this style everywhere last year and we hope it will continue to be popular, because this skirt is gorgeous..

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Pattern: Burda Style 6491.

This pattern includes minimum pattern pieces and tricky sewing techniques, but it has a maximum impact! The drape is gorgeous as it’s cut on the bias and the waistband is shaped for a perfect fit.

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Pattern: McCall’s 8005.

If you are looking for a showstopper then this midi skirt is the one for you. McCall’s 8005 is made of 8 panels of fabric which gives it this amazing shape. The big bow on the front is the cherry on the cake!


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