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A skirt to wear on my bike!

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Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
catrionafitz on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Poly-jersey from stash

catrionafitz on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I actually made it!

catrionafitz on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Sewing with knits is not that hard, just do it! This went together so fast, even with basting. I basted the waist band together before I connected it to the skirt, I think this helped a lot keeping things together. Then basted the skirt to the waist then finished it on my overlocker. The hem was a quick and easy overlock then turn up and zigzag, wasn't really sure I would like it but this really was a trial run so quick and easy was the aim. After I did it I thought it looked ok, I'll probably use this finish again (but match the thread a little better).

catrionafitz on craftsy.com

Your skirt looks fantastic!

09/04/2012 Flag

what a fantastic job! I'd like to make this next.

09/04/2012 Flag

I am jealous of your hem! I messed mine up but hope no-one will notice when I'm wearing the skirt.

09/04/2012 Flag

Your skirt looks great. Enjoy.

09/06/2012 Flag

the hem looks so professional. I don't have an overlocker or a serger but there is a sewing studio close by that has them....do you recommend I save that step and use the fancy machine?

01/08/2013 Flag