long graceful lines of the Trumpet Skirt are flattering to any figure.
Only three pattern pieces the panel, the godet, and the waistband
are needed to make this comfortable, pleasing, and very wearable
Full-sized pattern pieces for Large/Medium/Small
Instructions for cutting & sewing
Information on ikat fabrics
Instructions for altering the length for petite and tall
sizes and for conversion to Extra Large sizes.
Light or medium weight cotton or silk fabric is recommended. If
choosing a border ikat fabric, a fairly small motif works best.
Or for added interest, alternate different fabrics in each panel
of the trumpet skirt.
1" wide elastic for waistband (Large-33" /Medium 29"/Small-25"),
thread to match
Length of skirt is 35". You may lengthen
or shorten the panels at any point. Select a size which allows at
least 2" of ease around the hips.
Hips44" Waist30 "
(You may increase or decrease the size by adding or subtracting
from the width of the panels. For example, for Extra Large adding
1/4" to each Large size panel increases the size two inches.
For extra small, subtract 1/2" from each small-sized panel
and reduce the hip size by 4")
34"- 36" wide
Thai ikat fabric with 3 borders along each selvage
3 1/2 yards
2 1/2 yards
2 1/4 yards
The above measurements are estimates and do not include changes
for pattern alterations, matching designs, or directional fabrics.