The Shepherd Pattern UK 6-18
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 stated otherwise and are included in the pattern.
Skill level; Intermediate.
This is a multi-size paper pattern including sizes 6 – 18.
Suitable fabrics – 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).
The samples (from left to right):
Carolina linen. Maxine wears a size 14.
Portland Indian cotton. Katie wears a size 8.
8oz Organic Sanded Twill Effie Pink. Elwen wears a size 10.
Fenn 160gsm linen. Elwen wears a size 10.
Little Creek Organic Poplin. Michelle wears a size 12.