Vikisews Malika Skirt

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Buy the Malika Skirt 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.

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

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50). Includes all sizes for 5’5″ height (option 2 in the size chart). 

NOTE: THE PAPER PATTERN DOES NOT INCLUDE PRINTED INSTRUCTIONS. YOU MUST DOWNLOAD THE INSTRUCTIONS (AS A PDF FILE) USING A QR CODE ON THE PATTERN SHEETS.

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). Your selected size will include all 4 height options. What is a PDF?

If you would like to order a printed A0 copy shop pattern, please complete your PDF purchase, then upload the A0 file for your chosen height here. For example, to print size 52 in height 4, upload the A0 file labelled ’52-4′. Note for designs with linings, you may need to upload two A0 files (one for the garment, and one for the lining)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: 140 – 150 cm (55″ – 60″) wide fabric, cut in one direction: 0.96 – 1.08 m (1 – 1 1/8 yd).

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

Sizing: 34 – 52 (approx. UK 6 – 20, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

The PDF pattern includes 4 height options (PAPER pattern includes height 2 only):

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′1″)

Model Larisa: Height 172 cm / Bust 85 cm / Waist 64 cm / Hips 93 cm. Larisa is wearing size 36 in height 3.

Model Yana: Height 174 cm / Bust 108 cm / Waist 90 cm / Hips 128 cm. Yana is wearing size 48 in height 3.

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) // Layers: No // Projector file: No.

Note: The PDF pattern includes all 4 height options. Before cutting, please double check you are using the correct option for your height. For example, to make size 52 in height 4, choose the files labelled ’52-4′.

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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, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48

Pattern format

PAPER All Sizes Height 2, PDF Size 34 All Heights, PDF Size 36 All Heights, PDF Size 38 All Heights, PDF Size 40 All Heights, PDF Size 42 All Heights, PDF Size 44 All Heights, PDF Size 46 All Heights, PDF Size 48 All Heights, PDF Size 50 All Heights, PDF Size 52 All Heights

PDF Printing

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

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