This Child's Kilt pattern features a pleating template to simplify the measuring and pleating steps for creating smaller-size garments from a length of tartan. The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for pleating and finishing the garment, with the option of fringed or self-faced front edges. The Prince Charlie Jacket is constructed from specific pattern pieces and features authentic garment details for a formal outfit. Also included is information about wearing the kilt today and resources for finding tartan fabric, accessories, Scottish event calendars, and more.
Suggested fabrics for this pattern, Folkwear 154: For Kilt , medium-weight worsted twill tartan wool or equivalent. For Jacket, suit-quality medium-weight wool or blend. Contrast fabric for the lapels, such as silk satin, is optional. For yardage requirements, click here.
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