Sku: S1016
Pdf sewing pattern Mia knit jersey maxi or midi skirt with yoga waistband and side slits


Featuring: fitted at the waist and hips, slightly flared midi or maxi skirt for knit fabrics. Optional side slits. Self lined contoured yoga style standard or draped (pleated) waistband. Offered as a maxi (floor length) or midi (mid calf length) skirt. Can be cut on bias with the center front and center back seam - perfect for striped fabric.

Lightly flared, but still almost straight silhouette of the skirt doesn’t make it look or feel heavy as well as doesn’t require a large amount of fabric. Perfect for summer as well as for winter made of heavier fabrics. Easy to style. Depending on the fabric colour, print and texture can become a part of a casual or smart casual outfit.

Techniques to master: serging, hemming, finishing a slit, pleating

Comes with a detailed tutorial with step by step instructions and photos.


1. PDF tutorial with pictures (29 pages)
2. A4/Letter gradable pattern in sizes XS-XXL in REGULAR/PETITE/TALL height (20 pages to print)
3. A0/Copyshop multisized pattern in sizes XS-XXL in REGULAR/PETITE/TALL height (1 page)
4. Email/Facebook group support


The pdf pattern comes in REGULAR, PETITE and TALL with sizes from XS to XXL

US0-US22 / UK8-UK26
PETITE 152-160 cm /5 1” - 5 3”
REGULAR 162-170 cm / 5 4” - 5 6”
TALL 170-178 cm / 5 7” - 5 9”


Sinclair Patterns Sizing Guise (US0-US22)



The pdf pattern is a very beginner (2/ 10)  level and very easy to sew.
Takes 1-2 hours to finish (time may vary depending on your skills, equipment and supplies).


Main fabric
Light to medium weight opaque knit fabric with at least 50% horizontal and 30% vertical stretch.
140cm / 55in
MIDI SKIRT (CUT ON FOLD) US0-US08 - 0.9 m / 1 yard
MIDI SKIRT (CUT ON FOLD) US08-US22 - 1.8 m / 2 yards
MAXI SKIRT (CUT ON FOLD) US0-US04 - 1.2 m / 1 1/4 yards
MAXI SKIRT (CUT ON FOLD) US0-US04 - 2.2 m / 2 1/4 yards
BIAS CUT SKIRT (ALL SIZES) - 2.3 m / 2 1/2 yards *
* if you’re matching stripes or other prints the yardage may differ

PLEATED WAISTBAND - 0.4 m / 1/2 yards

(optional) Lining fabric for the waistband
A fabric with the same or greater stretch as the main fabric and with excellent recovery that is used to line the waistband for greater stability.
ALL VERSIONS - 0.25 m / 1/4 yards


1. (optional) Waistline stabiliser - a clear elastic or knitted soft elastic (7-10 mm / 1/4-3/8 in width) equal to your waist circumference.
2. Matching polyester / Cotton threads

    Our patterns come in extensive sizing range and each pattern offers Petite/Short, Regular and Tall options. All options included into the patterns.

    We do not offer separate cup sizing for our knit patterns.

    Cup sizes for different sizes you can find in the table below. The sizing letters refer to 'sewing cup size' which is measured as a difference between upper and full bust in inches. This cup sizing is different from bra cup sizing. As a general rule our patterns fit well majority of our customers without additional modifications. 


    Full sizing guide for Women 

    * Please note that some patterns have US0-US22 sizing included into the patterns. Check individual pattens to get that information. 

    PETITE 152-160 cm /5 1” - 5 3”
    REGULAR 162-170 cm / 5 4” - 5 6”
    TALL 170-178 cm / 5 7” - 5 9”

    More information: What is the difference between Petite, Regular and Tall

    Sinclair patterns - PDF sewing sewing patterns sizing guide

    Full sizing guide for Men 

    SHORT 163-170 cm /5’4” - 5’7”
    REG 173-180 cm / 5’8” - 5’11”
    TALL 183-190 cm / 6’-6’3”
    Sinclair Patterns Sizing guide for Mens patterns


    Full sizing guide for children 

    Our sewing patterns for children is are for 2 body types - Regular and Slim. Please note, that Regular and Slim sizing charts refer to the body type (vertical to horizontal measurements proportions) and not to the fit of the garment.

    REGULAR sizing
    Sizes A-R or D-R (check individual patterns for sizing)  
    HEIGHT 56-164 cm / 22-64.6 in or 80-164 cm / 31.5-64.6 in
    Appr. 0 Months - 14 Years or 12 Months - 14 Years

    SLIM sizing
    Sizes D-R
    HEIGHT 80-164 cm / 31.5-64.6 in
    Appr. 12 Months - 14 Years

    Sinclair Patterns kids - sizing guide pdf sewing patterns

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    This is a PDF pattern that is delivered as a downloadable file which you can further print at home, print at copyshop or use with your projector.
    The files provided with the pattern are Read only. You cannot edit them.
    You need to have Adobe Acrobat (free app) to open and print them.
    You can use this pattern for your small home based sewing business, including manufacturing small batches of garments for sale.

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