When it comes to dressing for your body type, choosing the right skirt for your figure is just as important as the fit and fabric. The right shape of skirt can flatter your figure and enhance your natural assets, while the wrong shape can throw off your proportions and make … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 10 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Sewing an Invisible Hem Our skirt is nearly finished. For me, it’s been a marathon of not just sewing, but taking notes, taking photos and blogging too. My new skirt is already … Continue reading →
Well, it took me a while, but it’s here at last. Do you remember I wrote a while back about a skirt I wore during the Cayman Islands’ first ever sewing meet-up? Robin suggested I should sew a skirt like the one I was wearing, and immediately I knew it … Continue reading →
The age-old, immensely feminine, and ever-evolving skirt is a staple in the wardrobe of anyone who’s proud to call herself a woman and it comes in more skirt styles than most of us can imagine or certainly name by memory. When building up your wardrobe and planning for your next … Continue reading →
I simply cannot believe this was SO EASY! If you want an easy-to-make and easy-to-wear skirt that’s flattering, and so cheap to make then read on because this post is for YOU. Want a really easy skirt pattern? See this skirt above? It took just minutes to make and I assure you … Continue reading →
Everyone needs a wardrobe of good basic skirts. Ones you can wear every day or for lots of different occasions. This Wear Everywhere Skirt fits the bill perfectly. A classic straight skirt with a single inverted pleat center front, makes this skirt easy to wear, ideal for the office, working, … Continue reading →
The free pattern for December is nice and simple – none of us have time for complicated sewing this time of year! So here’s a simple free skirt pattern for a skirt with shaped seams front and back, flattering side panels and a nice comfy fit. Make this skirt all … Continue reading →
This flounce wrap skirt pattern is all you need to make a couple of stylish, easy-to-make, easy-to-wear skirts – suitable for many occasions. I think this is the perfect skirt to take you all the way from Spring to Autumn. Casual dressing with some sandals and a tank top, or … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 9 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Lining a Skirt with Zipper – part 2 If you have been following along in the Sew A Skirt series, then you have your basic skirt shape finished complete with darts, zipper … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 3 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subjects for today are: Cutting your fabric and pattern matching. How to cut out your fabric Well let’s take a look at fabric. You might have bought something plain without a design like the navy skirt, … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 2 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subjects for today are: Drafting your custom fit pattern, and all about ease and seam allowances. Drafting your custom fit skirt pattern I admit it – I’m a funny shape. No hourglass figure for me – … Continue reading →
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