High Waisted Hi-Lo Skirt Drafting Tutorial


Hi-Lo hems combine the best qualities of the best of two styles. This drafting tutorial will help You pattern and sew Your own skirt with a high waist and suspenders.


Fashionably asymmetric, this high waisted hi-lo skirt is both comfortable and luxurious. The tutorial includes instructions on how to draft a pattern for a high-rise skirt with suspenders and an hi-lo hem. It also includes a photo tutorial on how to sew the skirt. Quick and easy to make, this skirt is guaranteed to be a summer favourite.

The tutorial is written in Finnish and English. Please note, that this tutorial does not include a pattern, but will help You draft Your own.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • free size

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • take measurements
  • use your sewing machine/serger


  • at least 2,2 yards of 60″ wide, stretchy fabric
  • two suspender buckles
  • two buttons

You Will Also Need:

  • serger
  • sewing machine
  • notions You like to use when sewing