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Skye Short- Free PDF sewing pattern download

I was commissioned by the team at Peppermint Magazine to help develop this pattern for their free pattern initiative. Head to their website to learn more and download the pattern from issue 52! #peppermintpatterns

The Skye Short

The Skye short pattern is my most size inclusive pattern so far- with 16 different sizes ranging from a 35”hip to 60”hip. It features an elasticated back waistband, a curved front waistband and angled trouser pockets.

This short was inspired by a circle skirt and therefore is super flowy and roomy around the legs and the hips. The flat front and elasticated back waistband makes this a smart but comfortable wardrobe staple. Without any complicated fastenings, this is a quick garment to make and to take on and off.

Suggested fabrics: This pattern has been designed for light to mid-weight woven fabrics with drape, such as viscose, cotton sateen, cupro, rayon, silk, linen blends etc.

Skill Level: This pattern is great for beginners or advanced beginners.

The fabric shown in the photo is a @Spoonflower Organic Cotton sateen with illustration by Francesca Besso (@ChiccaBesso) As modelled by Christine Kaye (@FiftyNova50)

If you enjoyed the Skye short you will also love the Bolt Culottes- check it out HERE

Don’t forget to tag me @makewithmandi on Instagram when you share your makes.

Peppermint magazine is an Australian quarterly publication focused on style, sustainability and substance, covering stories of good people doing good things for the world. 

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