Makoti Skirt Kit Fiddleheads Indigo
Makoti Kit includes 2m pre-printed skirt panels and 0.5m shweshwe print for a waistband. Sewing instructions are included.
Small: 10 panels (Makoti Kit) = 50"/127cm to fit waist size 34"/86cm
Medium: 12 panels (Makoti Kit + 2 panels) = 60"/152.5cm to fit waist size 44"/112cm
Large: 14 panels (Makoti Kit + 4 panels) = 70"/178cm to fit waist size 54"/137cm
An easy pattern for beginners: cut the pre-printed shweshwe panels along the dotted lines, stitch together, add a waistband and button hole and you have a stylish comfortable wraparound skirt.
Makoti is the name for a bride in South Africa and the skirt is a symbol of being a newlywed in tribal customs, but it has crossed over into regular South African life as well.