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Sew A Skirt - Beginners Sewing Series

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Sew A Skirt - Beginners Sewing Series
Sew A Skirt - Beginners Sewing Series
Sew A Skirt - Beginners Sewing Series

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic use of a sewing machine
  • All other skills are taught in the book

Pattern Description:

At last, a skirt that fits you perfectly! And a pattern you can use time and time again for quick and easy sewing with perfect results. Aimed at both beginner and improving sewists, this book will show you how to draft your own perfectly fitting pencil skirt pattern and sew a beautifully finished lined skirt.

Topics covered are:
Overview, tools and equipment and choosing your fabric
All about ease and seam allowances
Drafting your custom fit pattern
Cutting your fabric and pattern matching
How to mark darts accurately
How to sew darts perfectly
All about zipper feet
How to sew an invisible zipper
First steps for adding a skirt lining
Lining a skirt all by machine
Hemline finishes and sewing an invisible hem
Finishing your skirt

The book can also be used to provide additional tips and tutorials for sewing with a commercial skirt pattern. Even if you have only the most basic of sewing skills or haven't sewn in years, all of the step by step photo tutorials will show you how to make a beautifully fitted and finished skirt from start to finish.

Also includes links to other useful sewing tutorials on the internet.

This PDF e-book is a compilation of the articles in the Sew A Skirt Series all in one handy place, along with the Custom Fit Pencil Skirt instructions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Totally custom fit to your size


  • Sewing machine
  • Ruler, tape measure, pencil and paper

You Will Also Need:

  • Fabric
  • Lining fabric
  • Thread
  • Basic sewing supplies

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