Sew a Summer Skirt: Madden Skirt

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Madden is a midi length pleated skirt that has a left-side button detail which also doubles as the opening & closure. There’s a large centre front pleat that leads into knife pleats on either side, and there’s also pleating at the back. Other design features include a contoured waistband, single in-seam pocket on the right-hand side and a wide hem. Madden has been designed as an easy, classic style, perfect for trans-seasonal wear and easily dressed up or down. 

In this box, you will receive the pattern, fabric of your choice and all the notions to match your fabric

Pattern: Madden Skirt from Tessuti Fabrics

Skill LevelAdvanced Beginner

What you should know (or desire to learn): Sewing pleats, sewing buttons and button holes, attaching a waistband

Fabric Options: 

  • Mustard Viscose Linen Slub This rich mustard hue comes in the form of a linen viscose blend, meaning not only is the fabric bold, it is also soft and textural, everything you want in a fabric and more. The linen adds nice body for this skirt, and the viscose keeps it supple. The saturated color will really pop for this skirt, and it will create a great palette against which you can play with jewelry and layers, scarves and footwear. 
  • Hunter Green Viscose Linen Silky Noil With the look of silk noil, breathability of linen, and softness of viscose, this fabric has it all! The surface has a nubbly texture that creates a rustic feel, and the color, a deep, dark green, is verdant and soft. The drape of the fabric will give the skirt a slouchy, lived in look, and the viscose will keep you cool all summer long!
  • Royal Blue Check Linen Gauze Ever since we saw this fabric, we've been dreaming about all the things to make with it. A light linen gauze, this fabric itself is a jacquard weave that creates translucent and opaque squares, adding both visual interest and texture. The linen gives it full body drape, all the better to make a statement skirt With this skirt, you'll have a handmade piece that is absolutely one of a kind and a shot of color and texture in your wardrobe. *This box also includes white rayon bemberg lining to underline the skirt and add opacity*

Also in this box: Matching thread, fusible interfacing, 8 coordinating buttons, and a sewing machine needle