Welcome to the So Sew Easy How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. This new series will show you everything you need to know about how to draft and sew your own custom fit fully lined skirt. From pattern making, to darts, to lining and hems, you can have a beautifully made skirt designed to fit you perfectly.
We will be making these three skirts. In fact they are all exactly the same skirt made from the same pattern and in the same way. And I’ll show you exactly how to do it.
Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be showing you step by step how to make your own skirt from scratch. The topics we will cover are:
- Overview, tools and equipment and choosing your fabric
- Drafting your custom fit pattern, and all about ease and seam allowances
- Cutting your fabric and pattern matching
- Marking darts perfectly
- Sewing darts perfectly
- Looking at the different zipper feet
- Inserting an invisible zipper
- First steps for adding a skirt lining
- Lining a skirt by machine
- Hemming the skirt
- Finishing and round up
- Your skirts on show !
As each one of these is published, the text above will become a hyperlink to the page you need to make it easy to follow along. You can Pin, Share or Bookmark this page to have easy access to all the lessons. I’d love it if you did.
Along the way, I’ll try to answer all of your questions and direct you to some of the best tutorials and materials.
I’m excited about the series. It will be a lot of work to put this together but I’ve enjoyed learning these skills and getting good results, and I know you will too. And I can’t wait to see your end results!
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I’ll be back soon with Episode 1 – Overview, tools and equipment, and choosing your fabric.
Authored by: Deby at So Sew Easy