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A-Frame Skirt


A-Frame is a pencil or a-line skirt inspired by the iconic A-Frame house. Popular in the 50's and 60's, the A-Frame embodies the DIY spirit, the love of the outdoors, and the modern aesthetic.

It features triangular seaming and pockets, in either a fitted pencil or swingy a-line style. It includes a center back zipper and buttoned waistband. The skirt sits at the natural waist and ends just below the knee. The pencil skirt version features a kick pleat at the center back seam.

The pattern features alterations instructions for proportion adjustment (different sizes at waist and hip) and shorten/lengthen adjustment. The waistband includes side seams for easy alteration after sewing.

Size range

Includes waist sizes 26" - 40".

Recommended fabric

For version 1 (fitted pencil skirt): mid to heavy bottom weight fabric such as denim, twill, sateen, linen or corduroy.

For version 2 (a-line style): lighter bottom weight fabric such as rayon challis, linen blends, and other opaque fabrics with body and nice drape.

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