Picnic Skirt by Sew Caroline

A high-waisted, knee length skirt with a hi-low hem and center back zipper.

Pattern: Picnic Skirt
Designer: Sew Caroline
Categories: Knee-Length Skirts
Difficulty: Beginner
Recommended Fabrics: Chambray, Rayon, Double Gauze, Lawn, Linen, Quilting Cotton, Voile
required fabric: 1 3/4 to 3 yards
Sizes: XS - XXXL
Digital Sewing Pattern$15.00
Digital Sewing Pattern$15.00

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A casual, flowy skirt sewing pattern is hard to find these days. One with a fitted waistband that fits at the natural waist and a subtle hi-low hem for some visual interest. Luckily, Sew Caroline designed the Picnic Skirt and delivered exactly what we needed. This simple skirt pattern is versatile, pairing well with a knit tank top and leather sandals. Or wear it into the colder months with tights and a button up shirt. Regardless, you'll feel like a million bucks. We guarantee it.

Pattern Previews

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in) or A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included: 1
Total Number of Pages: 28
Copy Shop Version Included: Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Waist25272931 1/23436 1/239
Hips35373941 1/24446 1/249

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Waist25 1/227 1/229 1/23234 1/23739 1/2
Hips44464850 1/25355 1/258

Fabric Required (yards)

Size All Sizes
40" - 44" Wide Fabric3
54" - 60" Wide Fabric1 3/4

Recommended Fabrics

Required Sewing Techniques

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat

Required Supplies

  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Universal Needle
  • Zipper

Additional Notes

This PDF pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with color photos.

This skirt turned out beautifully! I used the pattern's chart to select my size, and my final product fits perfectly. I was momentarily stumped by the instructions while finishing the zipper/waistband, but all in all, awesome pattern. Looking forward to making more!