Are you someone who loves to sew and create your own clothing items? Maybe you’re looking for a new project to take on during your free time, or perhaps you’re on the hunt for a new skirt pattern to add to your collection. Whatever the reason, I’m excited to share with you some of the best 10+ free skirt sewing patterns I’ve come across.

As someone passionate about sewing and fashion, I understand the satisfaction of creating a piece of clothing from scratch. It allows you to showcase your creativity and individuality and is a great way to save money and reduce waste in the fashion industry. With this in mind, I’ve curated a list of over 10+ free skirt sewing patterns that are easy to follow, versatile, and stylish.

From flowy maxi skirts to cute mini skirts, there’s something for everyone on this list. If you’re unsure what skirt style suits you, check out my 29 Types of Skirts guide. It will explain all the common styles and help you decide what’s best for you. Alright, let’s dive into these free patterns!

P.S. If you are new to sewing, you can learn how to sew with my in-depth beginner guide.

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1. Linen Wrap Skirt

This wrap skirt is my all-time favourite clothing item that I have sewn for myself. I wear this all Summer long, and it is still in wonderful condition. The linen has gotten softer and slightly faded over the years. Following my wrap skirt tutorial, this beginner-friendly skirt is a self-drafted pattern you can easily make to fit your body.

2. Peppermint Pocket Skirt

This beginner-friendly pocket skirt by Paper Theory for Peppermint Magazine is one that I have had on my make list for way too long now. It’s a simple but chic elasticated waistband skirt with two large front pockets. If you love relaxed, tidy, but comfortable clothing, this skirt is for you!

3. Sofia Linen Maxi Skirt

The Sofia linen maxi skirt by Fabric Store is a lovely, stylish skirt sewing pattern. The linen becomes fluid with this fit-and-flair maxi skirt pattern. An adjustable wrap front and side tie closure makes it easy and comfortable to wear. This pattern is perfect for beginners.

4. Peppermint Wrap Skirt

Peppermint Magazine has so many wonderful free sewing patterns available, and this Wrap Skirt by In The Folds is no exception. This beginner-friendly skirt pattern is simple and fun to sew. Plus, it looks chic on!

5. Treasurie Gathered Skirt

This gorgeous full-gathered skirt from is worth making. You can sew this skirt in under an hour, making it perfect for a last-minute outfit change! This tutorial does not include a printable pattern but instructions on using your waist measurement to create rectangular pieces that sew into this skirt.

6. Simple Half Circle Skirt

Have you ever wanted to sew a simple half-circle skirt before? I have yet to sew it myself as I also gravitate towards sewing wrap skirts instead. This tutorial shows how to pattern-make a circle skirt to fit your waist. It’s simple to follow and includes clear, detailed sewing instructions.

7. Silky Slip Skirt

Bias-cut fabric makes for a flattering, figure-hugging skirt. This slip skirt is available to print off as a pattern and includes sewing instructions. A simple slip skirt is a beautiful staple in your wardrobe. They pair nicely with blouses and oversized t-shirts.

8. Simple Pencil Skirt

You can’t go wrong with a simple pencil skirt. This pencil skirt tutorial by The Essentials Club is a great classic style. You can sew along to her YouTube tutorial to make your own skirt.

9. The Kami Skirt

The Hemming has a fun Summer skirt tutorial to try. The Kami Skirt is a mini skirt with two gathered layers and a comfy, simple elastic waistband. You can add a cute tie to the front to tie into a bow for added detail.

10. Floral Frill Skirt

This floral frill skirt pattern is a little more advanced but a fun challenge for anyone who has sewing experience. Melly Sews shares how to make this charming maxi skirt with buttons and frills using a skirt block. All the instructions are shown so you can achieve your own maxi skirt.

11. Rectangle Maxi Skirt

Daisy from DIY Daisy is always sharing straightforward, fun-to-sew clothing projects. This rectangle skirt pattern is easy to follow to make a lovely tiered maxi skirt with an elastic waistband. Perfect for new sewers.

Finished sewing skirts? Check out my list of
10+ Free Dress Sewing Patterns for Women
14+ Free Summer Dress Sewing Patterns for Women
14+ Free Top Sewing Patterns for Women
12+ Free Wrap Dress Sewing Patterns
10+ Free Sewing Patterns for Kids.

Free Skirt Sewing Patterns Conclusion

You don’t have to spend a fortune on skirt patterns to have a wardrobe full of stylish and chic skirts! Thanks to the internet and the generosity of creative minds, plenty of free skirt sewing patterns and tutorials are available online. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is something for everyone. Check out our top picks for 10+ free skirt sewing patterns, and let us know in the comments which one you’re excited to try!

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  1. These are all cute but as a plus size woman I have different shirts that I personal prefer for myself.

    1. Hi Tammy, many of these lovely free patterns have a broad size range available, which is why I chose the ones I did. Style is totally personal preference!

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