202 – Paula Pleat Skirt pattern



A twirly, feminine and just down right fabulous skirt, that’s what Paula is.
Make her in a plain or fun printed twill or cotton for summer or in fake leather, denim, animal prints or pinstriped wool for winter.
Wear with tank tops, blouses, or tees and with ballet flats, heels or boots.
This skirt can do it all.

PLUS you get to twirl!

Have a look at a great tutorial for sewing Paula in faux leather HERE


About the Paula Pleat Skirt pattern

The knee length (but easy to lengthen to the very trendy midi length!) Paula Pleat Skirt pattern features back darts, centre back inverted pleat, front side pleats and centre front inverted pleat – giving the skirt fullness without adding bulk to the tummy area (’cause we don’t want that!).
It has a curved waistband and a side seam invisible zipper and can be made with facing or with complete lining.



This multisized pattern includes all sizes from 34 (hip = 88 cm/34½”) to 46 (hip = 112 cm/44″). See image of size chart for further measurements.



This pattern is a .PDF download, which you will be able to download right after ordering. You can then print the pattern on your home printer (A4 or letter) and easily assemble it following the instructions included in the instructions.


Recommended Fabric

The Paula Pleat Skirt pattern is designed for medium weight non-drapey woven fabric such as denim, twill, leather etc..

The grey-ish version on the front page is made in pinstripe wool with snake print coating, the green is made from a cotton twill.

You’ll need 135 cm (1½ yard) of fabric that is at least 115 cm (45″) wide. If you want to line the skirt, you’ll also need 120 cm (1 ¼ yard) of lining fabric at least 115 cm (45″) wide.


Additional supplies

Invisible zipper 20 – 25 cm (8 – 10″)
Interfacing for the waistband facing and the zipper opening.