Blueprints for Sewing - A Frame Skirt paper pattern
Blueprints for Sewing patterns are simple, flattering, comfortable, and classic with an artistic edge. They emphasize functionality and simplicity and feature thoughtful embellishments and adaptable cuts. Each pattern takes its inspiration from an architectural style.
For those new to sewing, each Blueprints pattern is a mini sewing lesson, introducing techniques that help to make fine, detailed sewing easier. For more experienced sewists, every pattern spotlights one or more techniques that can be applied to other projects with fabulous results.
Blueprints are designed to facilitate a variety of common fitting adjustments – not just length like conventional sewing patterns. Though they provide methods for fine tuning, they can also be sewn up without adjustment with great results!
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.
Multi-sized pattern from 26" to 40" waist. Printed on thick white paper.