The Shepherd (Pleated A line skirt) – Merchant & Mills Sewing Pattern


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.

This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, available in sizes 6 – 18 or 18 – 28


SKU: The Shepherd Pleated A line skirt Categories: , , ,


All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless otherwise stated.

Skill level – intermediate.

Fabric suggestions – 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).


You will need:

Matching thread.

Buttons – 8 x 15mm/3/4″.

Interfacing – 0.35M/1/2YD.

*Please note for some widths of cloths and sizes you will have to seam your fabric, but this is indicated on the pattern.

Additional information

Size selection

6 – 18, 20 – 28