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By Merchant & Mills, The Shepherd is a paper sewing pattern.

Garment Details: 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.

SizingThis is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes UK6–18 or UK18-28. Sizing, finished garment measurements and fabric requirements can be found here.

Elwen wears a size 10 - M&M 8oz Organic Sanded Twill Effie Pink. 

Larli wears a UK 20 - M&M 8oz Organic Sanded Twill Ironmonger Tan, worn with the Ellsworth shirt in M&M Esme Chambray.

Maxine wears a size 14- Carolina linen

Katie wears a size 8 - Portland Indian cotton. Close ups to show skirt details –  Portland Indian cotton.

Elwen wears a size 10 - M&M Fenn 160gsm linen. 

Michelle wears a size 12 - M&M Little Creek Organic Poplin. 

Claire wears a UK 26 - Olwin Grey Hemp/Organic Cotton, worn with the Ellsworth shirt in Euphoria Tencel/Linen. 

Fabric Suggestions: 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).

Trims required: Matching thread, 8 x 15mm/3/4″ buttons. & 0.35M/1/2YD interfacing.

Skill Level: Suitable for Intermediate

All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless otherwise stated.

Photo credits: Merchant & Mills.

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