Five years ago, it was hard to find even one free skirt pattern on the internet. Nowadays, dozens of free skirt patterns abound.
For beginners, try a simple elastic waistband skirt or a pillowcase skirt. Advanced seamstresses might enjoy trying their hand at an a-line skirt or an 8 gore skirt. Some experts may want to advance their skills by learning to draft easy patterns completely from scratch. Just determine your skill level, pick out some wonderful fabric, and get started!
Here are some free skirt patterns that I especially like.