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Free sewing pattern for the Skirt “Selina” (September only)

Timeless and for all events – Today we want to sew the skirt “Selina” from our magazine “inspiration” with you:

You can download the pattern and instructions for free until September 30, 2022 in the paragraph “Download the free sewing pattern for the “Selina” skirt (September only)”. As always, you’ll have to be quick because each pattern is only available for free download in the month stated.

Model wearing the skirt Selina


Sewing the skirt “Selina”

This beginner friendly skirt features an invisible zipper. Do not worry, sewing an invisible zipper is not that hard if you have the right tools, such as the Invisible Zipper Foot #35. 

Image of Invisible Zipper Foot #35.

Invisible Zipper Foot #35

Sewing in invisible zippers of all sizes ✓  The zippers are virtually invisible ✓  For 5.5 mm and 9 mm machines ✓ 

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close up of the invisible zipper from the skirt selina

To achieve a perfect result, our blog offers detailed instructions on how to sew an invisible zipper. Check out this article to learn more:

  • Invisible zippers made easy – With Invisible-Zipper Foot #35

The skirt’s length can be varied easily from maxi to mini. Just add or remove some of it’s lenght to adjust it to your preferences. Taking the time to take a closer look at your new pattern and its sizing before you start is totally worth it. Adjusting it to your figure and preferences beforehand will leave you less frustrated, since the finished garment will better fit your body. Admittedly, this sounds quite elaborate. But once you get the hang of it, it’s easy to adapt a cut to your own needs. And you learn from experience, the more of it you have, the better. So why not start with an easy pattern like the skirt “Selina”? You can read the following article to learn more about pattern sizing:

Take a look at the magazine…

The pattern and sewing instructions for the skirt “Selina” appeared in the inspiration Magazine 1/2021.
This issue of Inspiration surprises you with all-rounders, such as parka or T-shirts, as well as with genuine trend pieces that can be combined in a variety of ways. Basics such as skirts, a shirt blouse dress or a biker jacket are certainly not missing. They complement the wardrobe perfectly. Depending on the material used, many things are sewn quickly, other things require more skill or experience. So, there is definitely something suitable for everyone.

Issue 1/2021 is available as a single issue in the inspiration online shop at the following link:

You can buy the patterns and magazine online or have them conveniently delivered to your home. 

Download the free sewing pattern for the skirt “Selina” (September 2022 only)

You can download the free sewing pattern for the skirt “Selina” at the following link:

The link takes you to the BERNINA website. The pattern is available for free download during the month of September once you register for the BERNINA inspiration newsletter. 

drawing of the skirt pattern

Unzip the zip file containing the pattern

After downloading, you will have a zip file. In the extracted folder you will find:

  • Sewing instructions with information on materials, cutting out and sewing
  • A pattern in A4 format. You can print this out on your regular printer at home and stick the sheets together. Make sure you print out the pattern using the “original size” setting. Check the test square to make sure the pattern has been printed out in the correct size.

Please note that clicking the download button will automatically download the zip file to your computer. You will have to unzip it to access the PDF pattern. In Windows, you do this by right clicking on the file and clicking on the menu item “Extract all”. On a Mac, you can unzip zip files by double clicking the left mouse button.

Downloaded files are generally automatically put into the downloads folder, but this depends on the operating system, the device used and your local settings. If you download the file on your smartphone and cannot find the file or cannot unzip it, please try using a desktop computer.

Do you want to sew the skirt, but missed the download?

Would you like to sew the skirt, but September 2022 is already over? No problem! You can order the pattern from the shop, download and print it or have it delivered to your home. Simply click on the following link:

We wish you lots of fun and success with your sewing!

Best wishes,


Free sewing instructions: Skirt „Selina“

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