Vikisews Malika Skirt (34-36-38)

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Buy the Malika Skirt (34-36-38) sewing pattern from Vikisews. Malika is a semi-fitted straight skirt. The skirt is shaped with front and back waist darts. The front features a shaped cutout. The skirt closes with an invisible zipper in the centre back seam. The applied waistband closes with a button and buttonhole. The skirt is lined. Malika is below-knee length.

You can also purchase this pattern in sizes (40-42-44) and (46-48-50-52).

Approx. sizing guide:
34-38 = UK 6 – 8/10
40-44 = UK 10 – 14
46-52 = UK 14/16 – 20

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). You will receive all 4 height options for your size. What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). You will receive all 4 height options for your size in digital form, but only the height option you select will be printed. What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Wool suiting, gabardine, faux leather, suede, silk velvet, fine wale corduroy. To sew this skirt, choose suiting fabrics with the following properties:

  • Medium-weight, soft, without stretch or with little stretch, opaque
  • The fibre content can include natural fibres (wool, cotton), artificial fibres (viscose), blends (wool + silk, wool + polyester, cotton + viscose, etc.), and synthetics (polyester, polyester + elastane)

The designer does not recommend stretchy knit materials (jersey fabrics) or lightweight sheer fabrics (chiffon, organza, stretch lace).

For the lining, the designer recommends lining fabrics made from artificial fibres (viscose), blends (viscose + elastane, viscose + polyester), or synthetics (polyester, polyester + elastane).

The skirts in the photos are made from wool suiting. The fabric is medium-weight, pliable, soft, with little stretch. The fibre content is wool + cotton + polyester. The lining is 100% viscose.

Fabric requirements: When purchasing fabric, buy 5% more than required to account for shrinkage.

Main fabric: 140 – 150 cm (55″ – 60″) wide fabric, cut in one direction: 0.96 – 1.08 m (1 – 1 1/8 yd).

Lining fabric: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 0.83 – 0.95 m (7/8 – 1 yd).

Sizing: 34 – 38 (approx. UK 6 – 8/10, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern includes 4 height options:

Height 1 = 154 – 160 cm (5’1″ – 5’3″)
Height 2 = 162 – 168 cm (5’4″ – 5’6″)
Height 3 = 170 – 176 cm (5’7″ – 5’9″)
Height 4 = 178 – 184 cm (5’10” – 6′)

Note: Your PDF pattern will include all 4 height options. Before cutting, please double check you are using the correct option for your height. For example, to make size 34 in height 4, choose the files labelled ’34-4′.

Notions: 

– Woven fusible interfacing, 120 – 140 cm (47″ – 55″) wide, 0.68 – 1.04 m (3/4 – 1 1/8 yd)
– Invisible zipper, 18 cm (7″)
– Stitch-reinforced fusible bias tape, 1.4 m (1 1/2 yd)
– One button, 1.5 cm (5/8″) diameter
– Matching thread

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4 print-at-home pattern (20-24 pages for skirt, 15-20 pages for lining); US letter print-at-home pattern (16-30 pages for skirt, 15-20 pages for lining); plotter pattern (1 sheet for skirt, 1 sheet for lining); A0 copy shop pattern (1-2 sheets for skirt, 1-2 sheets for lining).

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Additional information

Fabric

Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Leather / Suede / Fake Fur, Velvet / Velveteen, Wools / Suiting

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Intermediate

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38

Pattern format

PDF Size 34 All Heights, PDF Size 34 Height 1 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 34 Height 2 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 34 Height 3 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 34 Height 4 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 36 All Heights, PDF Size 36 Height 1 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 36 Height 2 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 36 Height 3 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 36 Height 4 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 38 All Heights, PDF Size 38 Height 1 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 38 Height 2 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 38 Height 3 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Size 38 Height 4 + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

15-20 pages (lining), 20-24 pages (skirt)

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