I’ve had a couple of nice lightweight cotton fabrics in my stash since last summer, meaning to make myself a couple more skirts. I’ve got quite a few patterns I’ve designed I could choose from now, but one of the skirts has a border print and I wanted to make … Continue reading →
“A tale of love and loss.” I once owned a skirt. I believed it to be the perfect skirt and I wore it everywhere. I wore it for years – we were inseparable. It was my more favorite-est ever skirt. Then a couple of years ago I noticed it was … Continue reading →
How to add a lining to your Show Some Flare Skirt in 8 easy steps! Hi this is Judy from StoneyLonesomeSewWorks. I am a self taught sewer who has been sewing on and off for about 20 years but only became serious about 3 years ago when both of my … 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 →
I’ve had a request for a skirt with pockets, and something that doesn’t need stretch fabrics because I know some are still a little reluctant to sew with knits. So I’m happy to oblige this month with a practical A-line skirt pattern, including set-in pockets. Features: Flattering A-line shape Easy … Continue reading →
Hubby came bundling in like a whirlwind like he usually does after work, dropping things everywhere. As he crashed about and made his way to the shower he shouted out “How soon can you be ready to go out?” Er, what? Where? And who with? Turns out the team at … 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 →
If you’ve found this article, then hopefully you’ve already drafted your custom-fit wrap skirt pattern. If not, don’t worry, you aren’t far behind. You can go back to the pattern drafting post here or simply download these instructions which include the drafting and sewing all in one document for … Continue reading →
One of the most popular posts on the site was an early one I wrote a long time back now on how to draft your own custom fit straight skirt pattern. It was followed up with a sew-a-long series of posts for beginners covering every step in detail from … Continue reading →
I’ve got a project I’m working on that has been giving me a headache. I’ve been itching to make a half-circle skirt but the hemline is just not turning out as I would like. It really is impossible to sew a ‘regular’ hem when the bottom of the skirt is … Continue reading →
If you’ve been reading sewing blogs for a while now, no doubt you will have come across tutorials for easy maxi skirts. Basically, sew a tube of fabric, add in some elastic and you’re good to go. I’ve read some really funny reviews recently of ladies who did just that … Continue reading →
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