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Skirt from a pattern

For those do-it-yourselfers...

Skirt from a pattern

Postby beachlion » Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:58 pm

I found a very instructive set of videos about sewing your own clothes on YouTube. Check out "Anita by design."

She did a few starter projects and one was a circle skirt. I liked to see how it would differ from my approach so I bought the pattern and used the last of medium weight denim I had in store. I liked the professional approach of the pattern but is was much more complicated than my own way of making skirts.

Before cutting fabric, I checked the sizing of the pattern. Measuring the pattern pieces, I had to go down one size. When I was doing the waist section, I still needed to take something in at the waist. The orinal length was 25" but I shortened it by 3" to have the hem at the knee. Following the instructions was doable, certainly with the help of the videos. More experience will improve the easy of following these compact instructions. You have to learn the code. ;)

I'm reasonably satisfied with the result but in the future, I will stick to my own simple designs.
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Re: Skirt from a pattern

Postby Fred in Skirts » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:04 pm

From the picture I would say you did a fantastic job. It looks very professional.

Keep up the good works. :D
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Re: Skirt from a pattern

Postby crfriend » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:07 pm

That's an awesome job, BL -- one definitely to be proud of.
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Re: Skirt from a pattern

Postby beachlion » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:20 am

Thanks for the praise. I still feel more at ease with wood- and metalworking.

It just hit me: the next project might be a suit of armo(u)r. ;)
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