The Mathilde by Merchant & Mills

A simple set of instructions to make a skirt with a deep elasticated waistband. Make with patch, inseam or no pockets. A zero to minimal waste pattern that can make the most of fabrics in your stash.


Available in sizes:
UK 6-28
In the following formats:
  • PDF: Includes instructions on how to create the skirt. There are no pattern pieces as such.



Fabric Recommendations

Light to medium weight wovens such as linen, brushed cotton, cotton lawn, cotton poplin, tencel, Indian handlooms, lightweight baby cord or cotton double gauze.

See final image for fabric requirements.


  • Matching thread
  • 0.4m lining (inseam pockets – option 1 only)
  • 40mm – see fabric requirements for measurements.


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