Note: Please read this listing carefully before downloading. This is an add-on/hack, and not a stand-alone pattern.
Are you ready to get creative?
The ever-so-popular Peppermint Swirl Dress PDF Pattern
has been used many, many times to create
the most amazing frocks every child will remember forever. However, sometimes you just want to match up some awesomeness with a nice top or shirt.
My friend and very talented seamstress Bec came up with an amazing way to add a beautiful flat front waistband to the skirt portion of the Peppermint Swirl Dress. We owe her a very big thank you!
Now we all get to create these skirts; perhaps even for
The tutorial will allow you to create a skirt using the measurements of the recipient, so it will be a perfect fit every time. For children’s sizes, printable pattern pieces are also included, if you would prefer to use those.
You will need to use the pattern pieces of either:
The pattern pieces for the skirt flounces are not included; this tutorial only covers how to create and add the waistband.
This tutorial now comes with printable pattern pieces for kids, and a method to create a custom waistband for any and every size.
Betsy: "Unique, showstopper piece. Straightforward sew with such a wow factor in completion. My 3-year-old, who demands only “twirly dresses” cannot get enough!"
Chiara: "The Peppermint Swirl Skirt tutorial allows you to capture all of the twirling and swirling goodness in a flexible separate! Everyone needs a Peppermint Swirl Skirt!"
Amanda: "I love how easy the Peppermint Swirl skirt is, the instructions are clear and easy to follow and it looks stunning sewn up! I don't think you can go wrong with this skirt."
Rachel: "A bright happy pattern that is easy to follow to create beautiful, unique skirts. These skirts sit really well on all body shapes."
Zoe: "Once you start making these, you won't be able to stop yourself. So worth it for the wow factor (and actually not have as complicated as it looks)."
Jody: "If you loved the original Peppermint Swirl, the stand-alone skirt option creates so many more possibilities for creativity!"