Pocketful Skirt

Stitched in Wonderland

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Buy the Pocketful Skirt sewing pattern from Stitched in Wonderland. The Pocketful Skirt is a pleated, high waisted skirt with BIG pockets for keeping all your treasures. It features a false placket on the front, and it can be made in either mini or midi length and with patch or hidden pockets. This skirt is quick to make and easy to customise!

View A is a midi length pleated skirt with large patch pockets and a false placket.

View B is a mini length pleated skirt with hidden side seam pockets and a false placket.

Note that all the features are interchangeable so you can pick and choose.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton poplin, linen, satin or silk. Heavy fabrics such as wool, corduroy and velvet can also be used. Light, soft fabrics will create a floatier skirt, while heavy, stiff fabrics will create more structured pleats.

Fabric requirements: 

NOTE: Sizes J and K will need to be pieced if using 115 cm (44″) wide fabric.

View A (midi): 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: 1.5 – 2.3 m (1 5/8 – 2 1/2 yd) // 135 cm (54″) wide fabric: 1.5 – 1.9 m (1 5/8 – 2 1/8 yd) // 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.1 – 1.9 m (1 1/4 – 2 1/8 yd).

View B (mini): 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: 1.2 – 1.8 m (1 3/8 – 2 yd) // 135 cm (54″) wide fabric: 1.2 – 1.6 m (1 3/8 – 1 3/4 yd) // 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 0.9 – 1.3 m (1 – 1 1/2 yd).

Sizing: A – K (approx. UK 6 – 24/26). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

When choosing which size to make, use your waist measurement. This pattern is loose over the hips so the hip measurement is less important.

Notions: Up to 7 buttons, approx. 1.5 cm (5/8″) diameter – 2 for pockets, 3 for false placket, 2 for waistband fastening (hooks and bars can be substituted for waistband buttons); 6″ (15 cm) regular zip; 10 cm (4″) length of light/medium weight fusible interfacing.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (18 pages); A0 copy shop file (1 sheet). This pattern has layers so you can choose to print only the size(s) you need.

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Additional information

Fabric

Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Denim / Corduroy, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen, Velvet / Velveteen, Wools / Suiting

Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

18 Pages

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