Classic denim gets a curve-friendly update with the Ellis Skirt! Designed for stretch wovens, you can customize your pattern for a flawless fit with two different pelvis options in “apple” or “pear” shapes. Add a shaped yoke, fitted waistband and tailored back darts for a skirt you’ll love.
View A is styled like an iconic jean skirt, featuring a knee-length hem, front slit, rivets, belt loops, and rounded 5-pocket design, while View B is a flirty mini-skirt with clever diagonal pockets and topstitching detail.
This Cashmerette pattern includes:
Two pelvis shape options, for “apple” or “pear” figures (see the instructions for how to choose your shape)
A sizing calculator which will tell you exactly which size to make
A beautifully illustrated and detailed instruction booklet, to guide you no matter your sewing level
12 to 28 with apple and pear fit options. Includes 32-48” waist and 42-59” hip. Find your size in seconds using our size calculator.
Main: Mid- to heavy-weight stretch woven fabrics such as denim (10 – 12 oz), corduroy, or canvas, with at least 15% stretch across the grain.
Lining: non-stretch cotton.
Interfacing: knit (stretch) or woven fusible, depending on preference for stretch in waistband.
Denim / jeans needle, topstitching needle, regular thread, topstitching thread, 7” (18 cm) metal jeans zipper, 1 jeans button or hook and bar closure, 8 jeans rivets (optional).
Point turner, hammer, awl (or nail).