Paper Sewing Pattern Maxi Skirt BARU (EU 32-58)


Paper Pattern + Sewing Manual

Colored printed paper pattern for cutting or tracing by mail.

Comprehensive, illustrated step-by-step instructions as a PDF (download link included in the paper pattern).

SIZES: EU 32 – 58


Suitable fabrics include all soft, non-stretch materials such as viscose, muslin, satin, viscose-linen, linen cotton fabrics, silk, voile, poplin, etc.

Baru is a beautifully flowing maxi skirt designed for non-stretch fabrics. The waistband sits at the waist, and the skirt falls in a bell shape with soft folds. The front and back pieces can be cut on the fold or as two separate pieces – cutting them with a center seam adds to its beautiful drape. The pattern includes optional patch pockets. The skirt length, including the waistband, is 90cm according to the pattern, but it can be shortened or lengthened according to your preference. Baru can be made from lightweight non-stretch fabrics such as linen, viscose-linen, muslin, satin, cotton, poplin, etc., and its drape may vary slightly depending on the fabric texture. Paired with a shirt, sweater, pullover, or blazer, it becomes a versatile and stylish piece for all seasons.



With this pattern, you can sew a beautiful long maxi skirt with optional pockets.

Body Measurement Chart
The following table helps you to choose the right size The measurement of the hip circumference is crucial for choosing the right size, as the waist is automatically adjusted by the elastic band in the waistband.

Größe/Size EU32
Taillenumfang/Waist circumfencebis/up to 75 cmbis/up to 80 cmbis/up to 86 cmbis/up to 90 cmbis/up to 94 cm
Hüftumfang/Hip circumfencebis/up to 85 cmbis/up to 90 cmbis/up to 93 cmbis/up to 97cmbis/up to 100 cm
Größe/Size EU4244464850
Taillenumfang/Waist circumfencebis/up to 98 cmbis/up to 102 cmbis/up to 106 cmbis/up to 110 cmbis/up to 114 cm
Hüftumfang/Hip circumfencebis/up to 105 cmbis/up to 110 cmbis/up to 115 cmbis/up to 120 cmbis/up to 125 cm
Größe/Size EU52545658
Taillenumfang/Waist circumfencebis/up to 119 cmbis/up to 123 cmbis/up to 126 cmbis/up to 130 cm
Hüftumfang/Hip circumfencebis/up to 130 cmbis/up to 135 cmbis/up to 140 cmbis/up to 145 cm

Fabric Recommendation
All soft, non-stretch fabrics such as viscose, muslin, satin, viscose-linen, flowing cotton fabrics, silk, voile, poplin, etc. are suitable for this pattern.

Required Fabric Length (for a fabric width of approximately 145 cm)

Größe/Size EU3234363840
Stofflänge/Fabric length2m2m2m2m2m
Größe/Size EU4244464850
Stofflänge/Fabric length2,5m2,5m2,5m2,5m2,5m
Größe/Size EU52545658
Stofflänge/Fabric length2,5m2,5m2,5m2,5m

Required Materials

  • Fabric (see above)
  • 3cm wide elastic band for the waist, cut to the length of your waist circumference
  • Scissors, measuring tape, pins, or clips
  • Sewing machine, serger/coverlock machine (if available), iron

Seam and hem allowances
The pattern does not include seam and hem allowances; you will need to add them individually when cutting.

Legal Notices
All rights to this sewing pattern are owned by Ilka Matthiessen. This pattern is allowed for personal use and can also be used for creating up to 20 items for commercial sale. If you want to sell more, please acquire a commercial license.. Mass production of garments made from this sewing pattern, as well as sharing, selling, trading, copying, reproducing, or publishing (even partially) this sewing pattern, is strictly prohibited. When selling garments made from this sewing pattern, please attribute them as “Made using the ‘Baru’ sewing pattern by erbsuende.