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I am a Finnish indie author and designer, self-taught seamstress with a degree and a passion to create. I run a small business in fashion, offering both unique, one-of-a-kind pret a porter garments ...

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Pants to Skirt Tutorial

from Heather Wielding Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Pants to Skirt Tutorial
Pants to Skirt Tutorial Long skirt
Pants to Skirt Tutorial Knee-length skirt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • using your sewing machine
  • using your seam ripper

Pattern Description:

One pair of pants with a nice fabric and a fitting waist, but loose and baggy or just meh around the legs. Well, why not turn the pants into a fitted pencil skirt?

This tutorial will help You turn that poorly fitting pair of pants into a stunning skirt in a few easy steps. The tutorial is fully illustrated, and includes advice on creating a knee-length skirt as well as a long skirt with slits on both sides.

The tutorial is written in Finnish and English, all in the same .pdf-file.


  • one pair of pants, preferably fitting around the waist and with a bit of elastane

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • seam ripper
  • pins and such