Welcome to Episode 6 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: All about Zipper Feet What do those Zipper Feet do? If you plan to sew any kind of woven garment you will usually need to include a closure of some sort … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 5 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: How to sew darts Let’s recap so far How are you enjoying the Sew A Skirt series so far? If you are new to sewing you may already have learned a lot about … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 4 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: How to mark darts A quick recap of what we have completed so far in case you have missed a step and need to review : Overview, tools and equipment and … 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 … 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 … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 1 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Overview, tools and equipment and how to choose fabric. Overview Let’s have a look at the skirt we are going to make together. It’s a simple skirt but flattering and versatile. … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
Have you tried the free pencil skirt pattern yet? I researched how to draft my own custom skirt pattern and wrote a tutorial – Draft your Own Pencil Skirt Sloper. My first skirt was great and I wear it to work often. But its dark and plain and I wanted … Continue reading →
Sometimes a piece of fabric just calls out to be made into a certain garment. And at the sewing shop this week, I came across a roll I hadn’t seen before. There wasn’t much left on it, but the fabric was so unusual, and so perfect for what I had … Continue reading →
Introducing an EPIC list of free skirt sewing patterns. I KNOW you all love free patterns – its the most searched for area of my site. And you LOVE the Pinterest Group Board where you all share your favorite free sewing patterns. And the Free Dress Patterns List was the … 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 … Continue reading →
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