Sister Mintaka presents the Axel Skirts sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen.
Axel is a fitted knit skirt with a range of hem finishes. The pattern sits at the natural waist, featuring a close fit, with simple construction and easily adaptable pieces.
Version 1 is a midi length skirt with a handkerchief hem. Version 2 is a knee length skirt with hip sashes. Version 3 is a midi length skirt with slit that can be worn in the front or back.
Materials and Supplies
Main Fabric: Knit fabrics with at least 30% stretch. Fabrics such as a ponte, scuba and neoprene will result in more structured fure hugging garments. Knits with more stretch and drape will result in a looser flowy fit.
Supplies: Ballpoint Needle, regular thread, fusible hemming tape (optional), twin needle for hemming