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Pattern favourites: Wrap Skirts

A wrap skirt is a lovely type of skirt that wraps around the waist and is secured by a tie or with buttons. It’s a breezy and flowy skirt, ideal for warm summer days! Now is the time to start planning yours, so we are here to provide you with some wrap skirt inspiration.

Just scroll down to see some of our favourites! And please don’t forget to share your latest makes with us on social media using the hashtags #simplicitybyme or #mccallsbyme.

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Pattern: Butterick 6733.

This nice and simple A-line wrap skirt is from Butterick and it’s a great pattern for beginners. It doesn’t involve any tricky techniques and it’s mostly straight forward sewing. Choose between a shorter above the knee length and a longer below the knee version.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9109.

Simplicity 9109 is a gathered wrap skirt with some lovely details such as big patch pockets, an optional uneven hem and a fabric belt. Close the wrap with the fabric belt or go for buttons, either way, this skirt is bang on trend!


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Pattern: McCall’s 7960.

This pattern has 3 different length variations and they all close with a hook and eye. Add inseam pockets in the side seams or go for the fabulously big patch pockets. This A-line style looks effortlessly chic!

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Pattern: Simplicity 8958.

We love this romantic wrap skirt with lots of drape, which is falling from the hip yoke. It closes at the side front with a 4 buttons, or you can fasten it with a tie. There are different length and dipped hem variations provided with this pattern.

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Pattern: McCall’s 7984.

This fabulous set includes a fitted wrap skirt with amazing flounce variations. The skirt features darts, a narrow hem and front button closing. Finish the look with the fitted wrap top that comes with darts, various sleeve lengths gathered to binding, and a waistband with front button closing.

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Pattern: Vogue 8956.

Vogue 8956 comes with a lot of different variations so you can easily make it fit your style. It is semi-fitted, and closes with a button and/or hook & eye closing. It includes 3 hem variations, from straight, to extended side seams that create a lot of extra drape.

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Pattern: Simplicity 8612.

 This wrap skirt comes in women sizes 18W-34W and is really easy to sew. It’s designed by Ashley Nell Tipton and it can be made in mini, knee and midcalf lengths. Create a gorgeous looking edge ruffle or add a trim to elevate the look.

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Pattern: Butterick 6200.

Butterick 6200 is designed with beautiful curved hems, a waistband, front and back darts, and a tie to close the wrap. Add the ruffle to the hem to make it look trendy and playful!

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Pattern: McCall’s 7813.

Make a big impact with McCall’s 7813 that wraps around and extends above the waist. Add a tie belt or a purchased belt to complement the look. It’s a loose-fitting style, closes with snaps and the pattern includes different hemline variations.

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Pattern: Simplicity 8606.

If you are looking for a playful skirt with lots of drape and flounce options, then Simplicity 8606 might be the one! The pattern includes different length variations that you can make with or without ruffles and flounces. Length options include mini, knee, midi and maxi length.

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Pattern: Vogue 1684. 

Vogue 1684 is a chic and stylish wrap skirt that would be perfect for a special occasion. The side front features draped fabric and the wrap closes with buttons. It also has a shaped hemline, hook and bar closure, and a contrast variation.

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