Sewing: The Flirt Skirt

The Flirt Skirt

A Simple Wardrobe Staple

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The Flirt Skirt is the perfect wardrobe essential that is both easy to wear and simple to make. You will love the flirty fishtail shape that dips slightly in the back and the comfortable pull-on elastic waist. The slight A-line shape is flattering to every figure and it sews up in no time using only three panels of fabric. Choose the best pattern size for you using your hip measurement as a guide then download, print and assemble your pattern following our easy instructions. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced sewer, you’ll love how quick and easy it is to make this stylish skirt in only a few hours! The workshop includes the pattern, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. And I'm here to answer any questions you have along the way, so let's get sewing!

Category:

Sewing

Skill Level:

level 2 difficulty

Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sewing in a straight line
  • Cutting fabric
  • Reading a pattern
  • Basic hemming skills

Includes:

  • Pattern and instructions
  • Help from pattern designer anytime!
  • Step-by-step photos

Finished Size/Dimensions

  • Skirt pattern for hip sizes 36"-57". Skirt measures 34" long at center front for all sizes.

You Will Need:

  • 3-4 yards Robert Kaufman Essex Yarn Dyed Linen in the color of your choice
  • Any basic sewing machine
  • Elastic for waist
  • Matching thread of your choice

About the Designer:

Pam W. Howard

Pam W. Howard

Pam Howard, owner of Pamela's Closet, Inc., teaches intermediate to advanced clothing construction, specializing in precision sewing, tailoring and couture techniques. Pam has been sewing since she was 14 years old, originally taught by two neighbors in her hometown in Virginia. She is a member of the American Sewing Guild (Atlanta Chapter), and has taught at five national ASG conventions and at the Original Sewing and Quilt Expos in Atlanta, Kansas City, Chicago, Minneapolis and the Washington, D.C., area. In 2005, Pam launched her own sewing retreats, Tailoring Boot Camp, held at a bed-and-breakfast in Georgia. In addition to teaching, she tests patterns for the Threads magazine Pattern Review column and was a guest on DIY's Sew Much More, hosted by Susan Khalje.

Reviews of this Workshop

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Excellent I JUST LOVE MY FLIRT SKIRT!!  April 28, 2014

It took about two hours to complete the skirt. To save time, I decided to place the center front of the pattern on the foldline of the fabric instead of following the directions. The sewing was easy and fast. I am about to start another!! Thank you so much for the pattern. Will you come up with other projects? I can't wait!!!

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Excellent I Love my flirt skirts  January 21, 2014

I didn't pre-wash so I plan to dry clean. I love everything from each view. I want to try to do something similar with 4 gores, the top sloped, to use as a riding skirt.

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Excellent What a great skirt!  September 21, 2013

I really enjoyed this workshop, loving everything about it: the great skirt pattern, the lovely fabric, and Pam's timely and informative responses to all of the questions (and her patience too!). She is a wonderful teacher. I would take another workshop from her in a heartbeat. I also will look for other Craftsy workshops.

Best of all, I have flattering skirt that looks great with boots too. I chose to lengthen the pattern and to line it and love the swishy way it feels as I walk.

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Excellent Fun and Easy Skirt Project  September 20, 2013

This was a wonderful project. Clever pattern design. Easy to follow instructions. Great opportunity all around to learn from Pam. I look forward to making additional skirts in this pattern. The fabric for the class was ample and of nice quality. Highly recommended!!!

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Excellent Easy, nice-looking skirt  September 18, 2013

I enjoyed the September Sew-Along. It was easy to follow, and took me just an afternoon (and I was watching movies at the same time). I had no problems with the pattern or the directions, and I am now off to find some fancier fabric to make another version. Thanks!

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Excellent Fast and Easy  September 17, 2013

Love the skirt. Start to finish took less than 1 1/2 hours. I will definitely make it again. Mine does not fit as snug. I would have liked some discussion about the fit along the way. Pam, I would like info on your classes. I live in Alabama!

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Excellent Fast and Easy  September 17, 2013

Love the skirt. Start to finish took less than 1 1/2 hours. I will definitely make it again. Mine does not fit as snug. I would have liked some discussion about the fit along the way. Pam, I would like info on your classes. I live in Alabama!

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Excellent As always, Craftsy is a great resource  September 16, 2013

I finished the skirt this evening in 2 hours of sewing time. The pattern was accurate and the instructions very clear.

Having read the description before I signed up, I was aware that there was no video for workshops. It is clearly noted in the description.

I participated in the Sew Along so I was lucky enough to have the fabric as part of the cost of the workshop (a higher price than the pattern only workshop class).

Pam is a great instructor -- I've ...

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Poor Flirt skirt  September 16, 2013

My impressions are not favourable. The skirt pattern pieces we numbered incorrectly, any writing on pattern pieces was not in English.the only nice thing about this sew along was the fabric. Although I cannot get the factory fold in the middle to iron out. Yes I did wash and dry my fabric. The pattern itself is nice from the hips down. When you are a larger size doing a elastic casing, it is rather bulky and this should have been taken into account with the larger sizes. The pattern ...

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Good Project 4 star, Workshop access 2  September 14, 2013

I ordered this project about a month ago, received my fabric quickly, and was waiting for the project to start on the 13th, wondering how it was going to work. 13th came along nothing. I usually access Craftsy on my IPad, nothing there. Went online thru craftsy.com and after some searching, found the workshop. Workshops should show up in the Craftsy App and would be good if a reminder email went out. That being said, the project was simple and well explained. Start to finish 3 hrs. Nice ...

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