BALLET SKIRT SIZES

Freda Silk ballet skirts come in various shapes and sizes to suit all.

Each one is individually cut out and sewn, so there will be slight variations in size. Tapering elegantly at the back, the length at the front will depend on how you like to wear your skirt and how much crossover you prefer.

 

The sizes below are based on about a 30cm crossover, so if you prefer more of a crossover, go for a larger size.  

 

The satin elastic waist bands ensure a comfortable and secure fit.

 

The measurements below should give you a starting point in choosing the best size for you. If you would like something custom made that isn't already covered, this is entirely possible - just ask!

Dancer: Poppy Frankel

Wearing Peaseblossom Circle Skirt

Photographed by Suzi Bird

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SIZING

The wrap skirts come in four length variations and three waist sizes, plus a mini short skirt, a child size and a full circle pull on.

child

fabric measurement around waist (excluding ties) 81cm approx, length 29cm

mini  | UK 4-6 & Teen

fabric measurement around waist (excluding ties) 90cm approx

small  | UK 6-10

fabric measurement around waist (excluding ties) 100cm approx

medium | UK 10 - 12

fabric measurement around waist (excluding ties) 120cm approx

large | UK 14 - 16

fabric measurement around waist (excluding ties) 140cm approx

SKIRT LENGTHS & SHAPES

Short - sits just below the bottom, with a slight flare

mini | front 28cm | back 33cm

 small | front 32cm | back 36cm

medium | front 32cm | back 38cm

large | front 34cm | back 40cm

Classic - sits mid thigh at the front, a little longer at the back

small | front 34cm | back 42cm

medium | front 36cm | back 46cm

large | front 36cm | back 46cm

Long - knee length

all sizes | 47cm front | 60cm back

Extra Long 

all sizes | front 60cm | back 75/80cm 

Hi Lo Waterfall

All sizes mid thigh - 38cm approx - and relatively flat at the front with a draping waterfall back to a length of 60cm approx.

CIRCLE PULL ON SKIRT

A beautiful full circle style, 60cm length approx all round, with soft elasticated waistband. The character of chiffon and the circular cut lends a certain whimsical feel to these skirts. No two will be the same.

Sizes small (waist approx 24"); medium (waist approx 26"); large (waist approx 30"). 

 

FABRIC

The material varies. Mostly I use polyester chiffon, occasionally georgette and crepe which is medium weight and a little less sheer. The waist band is satin elastic.

Hems are narrowly roll folded and serged.

Full details are in the individual descriptions.

Freda Silk skirts are best carefully washed by hand or in a delicate machine wash, then a cool iron if needed. If you find your chiffon skirts attracts static, then using a fabric conditioner really helps. 

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