A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
A-Frame Skirt
Blueprints For Sewing

A-Frame Skirt

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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 centre 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 centre 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.

Suggested fabrics: 
Version 1 - Mid to heavy bottom-weight fabric like denim, twill, sateen, linen or corduroy.
Version 2 - Lighter bottom-weight fabric like rayon challis, linen blends and other opaque fabrics with body and nice drape.

Notions & Supplies:
Matching thread
23cm  zipper
46cm of lightweight fusible interfacing
2cm button or hook & bar closure

Skill level: Beginner

Blueprints patterns features unique sizing and are designed for figure with a slightly bigger than ‘standard’ waist measurement as well as hips that are slightly bigger than the bust (often referred to as 'pear shape')

Use the hashtag #blueprintsaframe to search for inspiration for this pattern and also to share your own creation with the sewing community!

For alternative cutting layouts for colour blocking and print mixing, click here.

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