Elmwood Skirt

This pattern is available to active Cashmerette Club members only. This is the PDF pattern for March 2023 and includes sizes 0-32. Not a member yet? Join here.

Exude confidence with the Elmwood Skirt! The Elmwood is a sleek woven pencil skirt designed for curves with hip-hugging side seams, back darts, and a curved waistband.

View A is knee-length with a back slit and front angular pockets that stay flat when you sit, while View B hits above the knee with no pockets. Featuring a full lining and invisible center back zipper, the Elmwood is the sophisticated (yet simple to sew) skirt your wardrobe has been waiting for

This Cashmerette pattern includes:

  • A sizing calculator which will tell you exactly which size to make
  • A free step-by-step video sewalong that you can watch anytime
  • A beautifully illustrated and detailed instruction booklet, to guide you no matter your sewing level



Advanced beginner


0-32, Includes 35-62” hip. Find your size in seconds using our size calculator

Separate files for both size ranges (0-16 and 12-32) are included. How to choose your size range »


Main fabric: Mid-weight woven fabric such as wool suiting, linen, poly/cotton, or poly/wool blend. Stretch woven fabric may also be used—look for a midweight fabric with 2-way stretch (not 4-way) such as stretch suiting or a stable ponte.

Lining: Lightweight lining fabric such as rayon Bemberg. If using a stretch woven, use a lining with the same amount of stretch.

Pocketing: non-stretch cotton

Interfacing: light- to mid-weight woven fusible interfacing


Universal needle, thread, 7" (18 cm) invisible zipper, hook and eye (optional)


Zipper foot, point turner


Model details

Jenny (black & gold, plaid) is wearing a size 18 waist graded to a 14 hip. Her measurements are 39″ waist and 44″ hip, and she is 5′ 6″.

Ana (gray) is wearing a size 14. Her measurements are 34″ waist and 44.5″ hip, and she is 5′ 4″.

Brit (tropical print) is wearing a size 6 waist graded to an 8 in the hips. Her measurements are 29″ waist and 41″ hip, and she is 5′ 6.5″.