basic skirt : 081

The most crucial basic skirt pattern for any girl!  This skirt is an easy, fast project and looks fabulous!  Pair with leggings, the mod collar shirt or any other top.

Size range: 0M - 6T

Skill level: Beginner


  • Fabric for skirt. We suggest a medium weight knit but a woven can be used as well. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.25 yards for sizes 0-3M and 3-6M, 0.5 yards for sizes 6-9M to 5-6T
  • Elastic for waistband. 1.25" wide. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.5 yards for sizes 0-3M to 18.24M, 0.75 yards for sizes 2-3T to 5-6T


  • Sewing machine
  • Overlock machine / Serger – If you don't own one, you can use a small zig-zag stitch in place of the serged seam.

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Where do I start?

If you've never used a digital pattern, start here. If you've never used a B&T pattern, there is a free pattern here. For an easy sew, the slouch beanie is a great place to start.

What does a pattern contain?

Each pattern is a PDF file with the sewing pattern and tutorial with detailed step-by-step photos and instructions.

When/where will I get my pattern?

The download link is available: 1) instantly on the order summary, 2) the order email, and 3) your account history.

Help! I can no longer find my download link!

If you have an account, check your order history. If you do not have an account, you can request another copy of all your order emails.

What if a pattern gets updated after I download?

You will automatically receive an email notifying you of the update.

What kind of printer do I need?

All patterns are made to print on your home printer on standard Letter or A4 size paper.

What if I don't have a serger?

If you don't have a serger you can substitute serged seams with a small zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine.

Can I sell items made with a pattern?

Yes, with a credit to 'Brindille & Twig Patterns' in your listing or on the tag.

How do I view a PDF file?

PDF (Portable Document Format) files can be viewed with free PDF readers such as Adobe Reader.

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