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Hummingbird Straight Skirt

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Hummingbird Straight Skirt
Hummingbird Straight Skirt
Hummingbird Straight Skirt
Hummingbird Straight Skirt
Hummingbird Straight Skirt
Hummingbird Straight Skirt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic sewing knowledge
  • invisible zipper insertion (online tutorial for beginners)
  • ability to follow written/ilustrated instructions

Pattern Description:

This is the tiled pdf version of the pattern, calibrated to print on both A4 and US Letter printers. Pattern includes envelope front and back, illustrated instructions, tiling guide and pattern. 45 pages total- 36 pages of pattern.

Cake Patterns strives to create sewable, wearable, re-make-able patterns for busy women. Always with pockets!

Hummingbird- distinct and interchangeable styles inspired by vintage and modern couture, and translated into wearable separates:

Woven Skirt with no-gape panel pockets, back zipper and simple straight waistband (~1" below natural waist). Optional back tailfeather flounce for a 1930's style sewing challenge.

Fabric: (See Back Envelope for 60" 152cm wide Requirements)

Skirt is suitable for a wide range of woven fabrics- Orange View skirt is shorter and simpler, a workhorse wardrobe staple in twills, canvases or denim. Pink View Skirt is a little fancier and suitable for non-bulky bottom weight fabrics with some drape.

Sizing: (See Back Envelope)


Choose the Hummingbird Skirt by nearest full hip measurement. 2.5"-3" ease is built into the skirt, which is designed for size and ease customization at the side seams. Fit-check guidelines included in pattern.

Waist customization printed on pattern for 20 waist measurements.

About Cake:

Cake Patterns sewing instructions are different- focused on providing a clear and stress-free sewing experience with detailed diagrams for visual learners. Sewingcake.com is the online companion to the pattern, with printed links to tutorials to simplify the sewing for less experienced sewists. Feel free to leave a comment or a question for a prompt response to your sewing difficulties.

More experienced sewists will appreciate the easy-to-skim instructions format including a Construction Overview and technique symbols!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See envelope back and instructions

Materials:

  • hook & bar/ button
  • invisible zipper
  • bottom weight fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • matching thread


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Intermediate
Sewing
Clothing
Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Skirt
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Cake Patterns strives to create sewable, wearable, re-make-able patterns for busy women. Always with pockets!

Cake Patterns sewing instructions are different- focused on providing a clear and ...

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