The Maker’s Atelier Ultimate Pencil Skirt

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Buy the Ultimate Pencil Skirt sewing pattern from The Maker’s Atelier. Create the ultimate pencil skirt, whether in stretch or woven fabric. This pattern includes the pattern pieces and instructions for both. The stretch version is very easy to make, whereas the non-stretch version requires some sewing knowledge.

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: 

Non-stretch version: Medium weight cottons, denim, linen and some woollens, but please note this skirt is unlined so some fabrics can “seat”.

Stretch version: Woven or jersey fabrics with lycra or elastane content. 20 cm of fabric should stretch to 25 cm and return to shape.

Fabric requirements: 

Non-stretch version: 120 cm wide fabric (no nap): 1.2 m // 150 cm wide fabric (no nap): 0.9 m.

Stretch version: 120/150 cm wide fabric: 0.8 m.

Sizing: 8 – 18 (approx. UK 8 – 16/18, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Non-stretch version: iron-on interfacing, 0.3 m; 18 cm lightweight zip; hook and eye fastening // Stretch version: non-roll elastic, 2.5 cm wide, 0.7 – 0.95 m. 

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (28 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (2 sheets) // Layers: No // Projector file: No.

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Additional information


Cottons, Denim / Corduroy, Knits, Linen, Wools

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate


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

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

28 Pages

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