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The Shafira Skirt


5.00 12 Reviews

Introducing the Shafira! Shafira is Swhaili for distinguished and it lives up to that name. This skirt will be a piece to stand out whether you need it for a formal event or just a skirt to run to the grocery store. 

Shafira’s base is a knee length, empire waist pencil skirt. But it doesn’t stop there! With 3 flounce lengths, you’ll be able to have a head turning skirt wherever you go. If that’s not enough, the pencil skirt also comes in maxi length. The versatility is endless. The skirt has an invisible zipper on the back giving it that final tailored look. For a little more detail, add a sash but don’t worry, the loops will help it stay in place. 

As if that wasn’t enough, there’s even a maternity option. The panel gives enough room and comfort for both mom and bump. 

With Shafira, you will get that true denim pencil skirt you’ve been wanting. Or switch it up a fancier brocade to get a special occasion skirt. With all the stunning woven fabrics, only your imagination is the limit. 

This skirt gives that tailored look that any skill level can achieve.  


Shafira includes:

  • Knee length 
  • Maxi length
  • Single flounce
  • Double flounce
  • Trumpet flounce
  • Sash and Loops
  • Invisible zipper
  • Multiple Hemming/Finishing Options
  • Maternity panel and band
  • Rectangle pattern pieces
  • PDF layers
  • No Trim Pages
  • Sizes 0-30
  • This PDF pattern is downloadable instantly upon purchase and fits adult sizes 0-30. Please always reference our size chart both on our website and in the actual pattern to ensure you are making the correct size prior to cutting.Please note that this is for the downloadable sewing pattern only and is NOT A FINISHED GARMENT. Adobe Reader is required to open, view and print this pattern.This file is available in A0 and US Paper with Layers.

12 reviews for The Shafira Skirt

  1. Gina

    Absolutely gorgeous. An awesome woven pencil skirt that hugs just right. Great pattern

  2. Natalie Holladay

    This pattern allows you to create a beautifully tailored piece you’ll reach for again and again. The empire waist is flattering on every shape and is a great way to sport a cropped or tied top with full coverage! The detailed construction comes together quickly for a finish unmatched by what you can find on most clothing racks. Fun to sew, fun to wear!

  3. Cynthia Vaughan Smith

    Such a classy yet fun skirt! This pattern comes with so many options to fill out your casual or work wardrobe! Also a fairly easy pattern to assemble and sew!

  4. Jessica Shrock

    I was so thrilled to find a WOVEN pencil skirt that fits my curves so well!! I made two versions in a woven with about 25% horizontal stretch and they’re soooooo comfy, while looking super sassy! Beautifully drafted, super fun options for dressy or casual styles. Really like getting eight skirts in one pattern!

  5. Christian Muffoletto

    This skirt is everything you need in a wardrobe staple! Definitely one of the pieces I’m most proud of in my “me made” wardrobe!

  6. phoebe gordon

    Love the flounce so elegant!! A great staple that you can make one for work and one for a special occassion.

  7. Nicole Tull

    for the gal with curves, this skirt is so flattering. Dress it up with some shiny polished cotton or dress it down with some denim. Looks great with sneakers, stilettos or boots. I love that it is so versatile.

  8. ariley1105

    This is such a classy skirt, it’s comes in different lengths and the flounce what can i say this is a skirt you much have. Perfect for every occasion x

  9. Sherri Wong

    I love the possibilities that this skirt offers from everyday wear, to work wear, to formal elegance. The empire waist truly is flattering even if you’re like me and your waist and hips make a rectangle all the way down, I felt amazing wearing it . I can’t wait to wear these for the upcoming holidays!

  10. Diana Correa

    Been looking for a skirt like this for awhile and this pattern went above and beyond expectations! The fit is amazing with woven like I haven’t seen before. The end result hugs your waist and hips with the perfect amount of room to be comfortable and mobile but also elegant and don’t be surprised if you look in the mirror and go “ooh girl!” because I did! I will definitely be making so many more, for casual to more formal events because of all the options available.

  11. Molly Doherty

    Amazing skirt probably one of the best fits I’ve had “out of the packet” as such. I love the fun options the skirt comes with too- the frills are a must!

  12. ladyhjb

    Fabulas pattern, fun flounces, high waisted to accentuate my waist to give me an hour-glass shape. A real 50’s pin-up vibe, or long hippy skirt. Really versatile. I lined mine with black satin and had burgundy linen as the fashion fabric. I’ve already cut one out for my Christmas party! …Did I mention FAB-U-LAS!

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