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Maxi Skirt

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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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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Petite
Style Casual, Mod, Cute
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What materials did you use? I used 'The Perfect Brown Solid Cotton Lycra Knit Fabric' from It is a 9 oz. fabric, perfect for a breezy summer skirt. I used SB 302 from Skinny Bitch Curvy Chic Patterns, a pattern line designed for petite sewers. I constructed it using my serger, for the seams, and topstitched with a double needle on my sewing machine.

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What are you most proud of? I love the way the hem looks. (Sorry no close up photos.) I used a special kind of fusible web to fuse the hem. This way, the hem was stuck in place and after I topstitched it, the hem looked really smooth and professional.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Pay attention to how much stretch the pattern recommends. If your pattern has less stretch, you'll have to go up a size before cutting out. Knits are not hard to sew, just different than wovens. Don't be afraid! They are fun!

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nice job

08/01/2015 Flag