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Project

Design and Sew an A-line Skirt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Actually constructing a skirt that fits. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have someone check your measurements to make sure they are accurate.

What you will need

  • Cotton-light weight denim

Q&A with Anna D

AnetaB asked:
Lovely skirt in lovely material. Very modern. Love it
Anna D answered:
Thanks!
Scheri Manson asked:
Everyone needs a sharp denim skirt. Great job.
Anna D answered:
Thank you!
sheriahmet asked:
i love it, also your sewing room is so tidy.......how so? your cat is pretty cute too by the way!
Anna D answered:
I have to keep the area tidy with a cat around. She's obsessed with thread and fabric scraps!
BeaSewGood asked:
My favorite skirt so far. Did you use a medium weight denim? Does it have any stretch?
Anna D answered:
The fabric is really lightweight, no stretch.
JenF asked:
Great idea on doing denim! Any advice you may have on picking and working with denim? Is it a light weight version? Also, that looks like a top notch dress form that I dream of. Was it worth the investment? Is there away to adjust this type of dress form?
Anna D answered:
I bought the fabric in the denim section but I think it is more of a chambray. It looks like a very light weight denim. I'm just a beginner and love having a dress form. I think it's definitely worth the investment. This one is not adjustable, so I had to pad it to my own measurements.

Skill Level

Beginner