A pleated A-line skirt with slanted pockets, side button fastenings and pleats for fullness. Soft and floaty in linen, or smart and hardy in cotton twill. Can be made lined or unlined.
All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless otherwise stated.
Skill level - intermediate.
Fabric suggestions - linen, cotton poplin, cotton voile, cotton sanded twill, hemp blends, Tencel/linen, needlecord, 4 - 8oz denim, lightweight wool, Indian handlooms (if narrow you may have to piece).
If you order a paper copy you will be sent a printed version of our pattern. If you select PDF, you are purchasing a digital file which will be stored on your account to be downloaded at any time. PDF's will include a tiled, an A0 copy shop file and your instructions. The tiled file can be used on any home printer and stuck together and is compatible with both A4 and US letter paper. Alternatively, you can send off the copy shop file to be printed full size; we can usually recommend someone in your area. If you are in the UK, we would recommend The Fold Line. The instructions can either be printed at home or simply follow along on your computer or phone.
Buttons - 8 x 15mm/3/4".
Interfacing - 0.35M/1/2YD.
*Please note for some widths of cloths and sizes you will have to seam your fabric, but this is indicated on the pattern.
8oz Organic Sanded twill Ironmonger Tan, worn with the Ellsworth shirt in Esme Chambray.
Portland Indian cotton.
Olwin Grey Hemp/Organic Cotton, worn with the Ellsworth shirt in Euphoria Tencel/linen.
8oz Organic Sanded Twill Effie Pink.
9oz Organic Half Panama.
Nancy, age 25, wears the Ellsworth shirt in Tumbled Linen Warm White 160 linen, and the Shepherd skirt in Portland Indian cotton. Brenda is 81, and wearing the same outfit.
Clothes don’t judge or discriminate. The same outfit works on Brenda and Nancy because well-made classics are immune to trends.