Niamh Skirt PDF Sewing Pattern

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The Niamh Skirt is a must-have transitional piece to add to your me-made wardrobe.

Aimed at Confident Beginners, this woven skirt sewing pattern is perfect for every season. Niamh is easy to make – if you’ve conquered zips it’s a pattern you can sew up in a day! A pretty gathered skirt flows down from the pointed V shape yoke to create a stylish, close fitting silhouette around the hips. Simple, yet elegant and timeless, this sewing pattern suits everyone – it should be our Ultimate Skirt!

With three lengths to choose between – short, midi and maxi – the Niamh Skirt is great for all seasons. The shorter above the knee length is cute with pumps in the summer and tights and boots for colder days. Midi length is great with sandals or knee high boots. With the maxi length you can channel boho vibes for late summer festival chic then switch to heeled boots in the winter. This pattern will work hard in your wardrobe.

Have a look at our Niamh Skirt Dress Pinterest Board and see what everyone’s making on Instagram with the hashtag #soiniamhskirt

Sewing Level
The Niamh Skirt is a Confident Beginner woven skirt sewing pattern.

Fancy sewing your Niamh Skirt along with Lisa? Check out our three-part sewalong on YouTube (part 1, part 2 and part 3).

Fabric Suggestions

Light to medium weight fabrics are best for a Niamh Skirt so choose a fabric that’s not too heavy and has good drape. We’d suggest viscose crepe or a viscose or Tencel lawn. Or go super pretty with a chiffon or georgette and wear your Niamh with a slip!

Sizing & Fabric Requirements
Niamh is sized between UK sizes 6-30 and is split into two different blocks, sizes 6-20 and sizes 18-30. See the chart for details on fabric requirements.

Like all our patterns, the sizes are nested to make it easier to grade between the sizes, depending on your measurements.

What will I receive?
The downloadable pattern file contains:

  • printable pattern (in both tiled print-at-home and copyshop format) in all sizes
  • fully-illustrated printable instruction booklet
  • copyshop permission letter

The Niamh Skirt pattern is either 40 A4 pages, 41 US letter pages or 3 A0 copyshop pages (sizes 6-20), or 45 A4/US letter pages, or 3 A0 copyshop pages (size 18-30).

If you purchase the PDF Pattern + Copyshop Printing option, you will also receive your pattern printed on A0 paper in the post. Find out more about our PDF Printing Service here.

So what is a PDF pattern?
A PDF pattern is a downloadable pattern that you print yourself at home on A4 or US letter paper. Alternatively you can choose to have the copyshop files printed on large A0 paper, and posted to you at home. If you’re using the A4 or US letter options, simply download, print at home, tape together and let the sewing begin! When you print the pattern, print at 100% (you might have to uncheck the scale box). Print page 1 first, the square should measure 10cm x 10cm.

Never used a PDF pattern before and would like some help? Learn everything you need to know in our handy Guide to Assembling PDF Patterns over on our blog!

Layered PDF pattern
The Niamh Skirt PDF pattern files are layered, meaning you can choose to print only the size(s) you need when printing at home. Find out more here.

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