I’m always on the look out for skirt patterns that call for woven fabric, have a waistband, and go past a 46 inch hip. Peppermint Magazine came through with a FREE pattern. The best.

Here is my version of the Peppermint Magazine Vintage-Style Skirt.

The pattern was designed by In the Folds and came out in 2017. It features pleats in the center front and back, a curved waistband, and pockets.

It’s not the most size inclusive pattern ever, but it pretty generous for a vintage-inspired pattern, A-K waist/hip 24/33 inches- 45.5/54.5 inches. I made a size F for the waist and blended to a size G for the hip. This is in line with my general body type. My waist is 33.5 and hip is 46. I nearly always have to go up 1-2 sizes for my hips. Aside from blending sizes, I made no other adjustments.

My version is in a linen/cotton blend and I’m not... [read more]