August 21 ~ Back to School Pattern: Hippy Chick Skirt

on August 20 | in Products, Sewing Inspiration | by | with 110 Comments

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Pink Fig Hippy Chick Skirt

Pink Fig Hippy Chick Skirt, photo from Chelsea Andersen

The Hippy Chick Skirt pattern includes instructions for two skirts: a Bohemain skirt with a dropwaist band, 2 different fabrics and a ruffle hem, and a Classic skirt with a dropwaist band, 6 different fabrics and a hemband.

Pattern Info:
This pattern works for sizes 10 through 16 Years!

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110 Responses to August 21 ~ Back to School Pattern: Hippy Chick Skirt

  1. Christen says:

    Great skirt!! I love that it’s for older girls.

  2. Tonya says:

    That’s beautiful– esp. in AB love!

  3. Tabitha says:

    Older daughter would love this one!

  4. Casey says:

    Totally cute, and I love their patterns!

  5. This has actually been on my wishlist since I found it! I would love, love, love to win this! Please, please!

    Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  6. Michele says:

    Another great looking pattern!

  7. Annette says:

    Love it. Can’t wait to make one . . .

  8. Starjumper says:

    i would need to find some gorgeous fabric to go with it! 😉

  9. Christine G says:


  10. I was just looking for a skirt pattern and this may be it!

  11. stacy says:

    Very cute, love that it is a size for older girls.

  12. Sharon says:


  13. Samina says:

    I’m not a huge fan of ruffles, but I really like the skirt on the left & in the top picture!

  14. Roberta says:

    Such a cute skirt and great to see something so trendy and stylish for teens !

  15. lisa says:

    i would love to make these!!

  16. Joy Mosley says:

    Oh, I hope I win! I would love to make these!!

  17. Nicole Cooke says:

    what a great way to use up scraps!

  18. Alyssa says:

    Love that pattern!

  19. Melissa says:

    This looks like a fun pattern to sew!

  20. Liliana says:

    This is really lovely!

  21. Alina says:

    what a cool pattern!!! thanks

  22. Maggie Howe says:

    These are utterly adorable!!

  23. Jill B says:

    So pretty!

  24. Jen says:

    Now THAT is adorable!

  25. super cute! i just bought fabric this weekend that would make a lovely skirt 🙂

  26. Janine says:

    These skirts are too fun, even my girl who lives in her jeans admitted they are pretty!

  27. alison says:

    I love that these skirts are for older girls – and are age appropriate!

  28. Marla says:

    cute older girl skirts. looks fun to make!

  29. Stacey C. says:

    I love these skirts! Love the length and the colors.

  30. Cary says:

    I love wearing skirts, and have a few of the Amy Butler fabrics featured on the pattern cover. Fun, fun!

  31. Laura Reich says:

    I love those skirts! Super fun and cute. Thank you!

  32. Christi G. says:

    Oh these look fun!

  33. Stephanie says:

    I love the panel skirt! Such a good reason to go buy some more fabric!

  34. BethG says:

    Love the cute skirt! The fabrics are awesome!

  35. Robin E. says:

    WoooHooo! A bigger girl pattern. I want this one ;).

  36. Beal says:

    So cute! Thanks for the giveaway!

  37. Emily says:


  38. Sarah says:

    Such a cute skirt pattern! Love it!

  39. Aileen says:

    Oh I should clarify, that’s not a comment on this pattern, which is really pretty. But all that time and money spent on kids clothes!

  40. Aileen says:

    Wow this back-to-school monthly theme makes me sooo glad we have school uniforms in Australia.

  41. Joanna says:

    Those are great designs. Can’t you wear them if you’re over 16?

  42. Em says:

    I love them! Very original – love the bright colors!

  43. Susan Spiers says:

    This is so cute! Thank you for this great giveaway!

  44. Mama Lusco says:

    Great pattern for big girls. I want it in my size, too!

  45. Christine says:

    So cute!

  46. jscME says:

    Love this pattern! Both of my daughters would be so happy to get a new skirt.

  47. Carrie says:

    These are so adorable! I have been wanting to make a skirt like this for a while now. Love that there are two options!

  48. Moriah says:

    SO cute. Love the use of the Amy Butler fabric! Bright and cheery 🙂

  49. Heather Bush says:

    Awesome, I can’t imagine any of my firends wouldn’t love these for gifts!

  50. Darla says:

    My daughter would be over the top excited if we made this skirt!

  51. Sakura says:

    Beautiful and totally fun! Love em!

  52. Laurie Moore says:

    So pretty! Can’t wait to make it.

  53. Marcia W. says:

    Great that this will fit larger sizes of older girls!

  54. DawnMarch says:

    My daughter would LOVE this!

  55. ~Helena~ says:

    I love it

  56. Becky says:

    This is super cute!!! Love the scrappy panels :o)

  57. Jeni says:

    I’m usually not a skirt or dress person, but these look cute! I want to make one and twirl around! ha!

  58. Morgan says:

    Simple and cute, great idea!

  59. maggiesmom says:

    love this pattern… please enter me to win 🙂

  60. Sarah E. says:

    I love this one! I want it for me!! 🙂

  61. Amanda P says:

    This looks perfect for late summer, thanks!

  62. Charity says:

    Very cute!

  63. Serena says:

    How fun to combine fabrics for this skirt!

  64. Kristin says:

    Very fun!

  65. Marsel says:

    I love this skirt!

  66. Cay says:

    Very cute and a great way to use some scrap fabrics.

  67. So cute–I love skirts!

  68. Heather says:

    Super cute skirt!!

  69. JennE says:

    This is so cute. My daughter would love this.

  70. Rochelle says:

    What a great back-to-school skirt pattern for my daughter!

  71. Rebekah says:

    This is so fun!

  72. teri pastorino says:

    nice looking skirt for the older girls

  73. kim says:

    such a cute pattern!!

  74. Claire says:


  75. Somer says:

    What a cute skirt.

  76. Ana says:

    Love the skirts! Look like scrap-busting projects as well. I love those!

  77. Gill says:

    I love this!! I’m sure it could be made to fit me (I’m well over 16!!)

  78. Weezy says:

    This is just such a cute skirt! 🙂 I love when there are patterns available for people my age that are fun and fresh. So many are just scaled down versions of quite adult fashions!

  79. Julie W says:

    Cute skirt!!

  80. rachel says:

    love it!

  81. Jayne says:

    ok so where may I find the ‘misses’ version/size of this ?love it 😀

  82. Hey I could make that one for me! Moms need something extra when school starts, too. Right?

  83. Catherine says:

    What a cute skirt!

  84. MamaBee says:

    I’d love to make one (or a dozen) of these for my daughter! So cute!

  85. Jennifer says:

    cute skirt! I’d love one for me too!!!

  86. Kristi says:

    Oh boy! I really like this pattern! How cute 🙂

  87. Aimee says:

    absolutely adorable…i think it would fit ME!

  88. Shelly Hemingson says:

    super cute! I’d love to make it for me & my daughter!

  89. Jody says:

    Cute Cute Cute!

  90. Sara says:

    Absolutely beautiful skirts. I am a sucker for skirt patterns though these days!

  91. sarah barnette says:

    Who would not be happy in that skirt. Great to see something for older children.

  92. jennifer says:

    I live in skirts, they are so comfortable and this one is so cute. I need this pattern!!

  93. mamabird says:

    These look wonderful!

  94. Melinda says:

    Love the “scrappy” look of this skirt! What a fun and unique thing to wear! Love your website/blog. I stumbled upon it a couple of weeks ago and check it often! Love your new ideas too! 🙂

  95. Molly says:

    Finally a pattern I can use for me, the 15 and 12 year old!!

  96. Carrie says:

    Finally! A pattern for the older kids! Love it!

  97. Juliana says:

    Great skirt! Love that it’s for older girls!

  98. Lynda says:

    Wow that is so cute! I really love the fabrics they used too!

  99. way cute. love it.

  100. Jenny says:

    what a fun skirt!

  101. QSOgirl says:

    ooh, this is cute. even a grown-up could wear this 🙂

  102. bess says:

    these skirts are fabulous!!!

  103. Patty says:

    I’m glad to see a skirt that would fit both my teen daughter and myself (a teacher) to get us ready for back to school!

  104. raquel says:

    My two daugthers will be sooo happy if I win this!!!!

  105. Katie says:

    Ooh, I love the skirt. Adorable!

  106. Mama Urchin says:

    I love that Pink Fig makes patterns for older girls.

  107. This is beautiful

  108. Colleen Butler says:

    What a great pattern. I love that the size 16 will fit my 19 years old. She would love this!

  109. Sheralynn says:

    Omigosh! This skirt is too good of an opportunity to use up my scraps and some of my stash!

  110. sy says:

    these are so pretty, i love the panels.

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