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100+ Free Skirt Patterns. Nothing says skirt season like warm weather!

100+ Free Skirt Patterns

They are easy to make, forgiving in fit and come in so many varieties! So, to help kick off my summer sewing, I have rounded up over 100 free skirt patterns to help get you started. This list is pretty AH-MAZ-ING and includes something for everyone on your list! 1. No Sew Shirt Skirt (refashion) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 4th of July Ruffle & Bustle Skirt (girls, pictured) 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 3 Layer Baby Girl Skirt (girls, pictured) 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. Sew Chic Pattern Company: Darts in Clothing that hit the Bullseye.

This morning I gave a presentation to my local group of American Sewing Guild members.

Sew Chic Pattern Company: Darts in Clothing that hit the Bullseye

I'm sure you'd like a picture of it, but I can never remember to take photos of the (interesting?) Things I do when I'm out and about. I forgot again. Anyway, the topic was darts. To get us off on the right track, here is a quiz for you. •A) The stinger of an insect. B) A game in which small, slender, pointed missiles are thrown at a target. Frabjous Couture: SSDA 2: Hip Circumference and Fit. Before I start with the post, I wanted to tell you that in this updated draft-along there will be only one post about drafting as such.

Frabjous Couture: SSDA 2: Hip Circumference and Fit

Most of the posts will cover measurements and their effect on the fit. I am doing it because I believe that it is possible to eliminate most of the fitting problems before they even arise. I want to explain the relation between measurements, simple drafting concepts and the fit, so you can apply them in your projects. Many home sewers, including me, consider fitting as the most challenging part of the sewing adventure. Understanding the logic of each drafting step is key to understanding fitting as well. How To Troubleshoot your Sewing Machine. Every now and again my sewing machine gives me trouble.

How To Troubleshoot your Sewing Machine

It could be skipping stitches or making a funny sound. Sometimes it chews up the bobbin thread or my fabric – GASP! Like all mechanical things it can sometimes need a service rom a sewing machine professional who really understands how it works inside – unlike me. But before I rush off to my local machine guy, there are a few simple things that I have learnt can fix the problem with less time out. Your Sewing Machine's Overlock Stitch.

Did you know that most regular sewing machines have a special overlock stitch that mimics a serger's stitch?

Your Sewing Machine's Overlock Stitch

It's true! My Bernina has one, and so have the Pfaff and Brother machines I've sewn on. Most people without a serger use pinking or zigzagging to finish their edges, sometimes without even knowing they have an overlock stitch on their sewing machines. What makes this stitch different from a zigzag is that it has a special foot with a little pin that helps the stitch wrap around the raw edge of the fabric. Understanding Thread Tension.

By Claire Shaefferexcerpted from Threads #78, pp. 39-41 Many sewers avoid the tension dials on their machines like the plague, certain they'll only make matters worse if they make adjustments.

Understanding Thread Tension

In fact, there's nothing very mysterious about setting and adjusting thread tensions on your sewing machine, whatever its make and model. What's potentially more confusing is that many apparently tension-related problems are caused by factors other than misadjusted tension dials. Let's look closely at how to identify and correct "tension" problems, both with and without touching the tension settings. Don't miss other sewing machine tutorials like this one by purchasing a print subscription of Threads magazine. Meet your tension toolsIn order to form a row of stitches that looks the same on both sides of the fabric, the same amount of thread needs to flow from the spool and the bobbin simultaneously.

The tension discs and tension regulator together are called the tension assembly. How to Adjust the Hook Timing on Sewing Machines. Step 3:Turning the wheel again, adjust the position of the tip of the needle so that the upper part of the needle eye is just below the bottom edge of the hook inside the shuttle race.

How to Adjust the Hook Timing on Sewing Machines

Once in position, re-tighten the set screw on the needle bar bushing. Do not allow the needle bar to slip while doing this. Sewing School - your online source for all things sewing — Meet Your Machine: Anatomy of a Sewing Machine. Posted in: Meet Your Machine, Sewing 101 — By Sewing School on November 10, 2010 7:14 AM It’s about time you get acquainted with your new BFF… your sewing machine!

Sewing School - your online source for all things sewing — Meet Your Machine: Anatomy of a Sewing Machine

Once you get to know each other, you’ll be inseparable! First things first: This diagram shows you all of the different parts of your machine. (click to enlarge the image) So that’s just great, but what are all these things? Sewing 101: basic sewing machine maintenance. Written by Michael Ann of Michael Ann Made.

sewing 101: basic sewing machine maintenance

Also keep up with her on facebook, instagram, twitter and pinterest! Hello Kate and Friends, it’s Michael Ann again! DIY Buttonhole Elastic. Welcome to another "Friday Feet!

DIY Buttonhole Elastic

" Friday Feet is when I share a technique such as how to use a certain presser foot. Drape Wrap Skirt: A tutorial. Hello my sewing comrades! Finally, the Drape Wrap Skirt Tutorial as promised. I hope you find it useful:) Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any query. Sewing Tips: Gathering and Sewing With Knits. .I know, it’s been a while since my last sewing tips. (Click here for other basic sewing tips.) But many of you asked about the stitch that I used with this shirt. Remember how I explained at the bottom of the post that I asked my mom about sewing with knits and she mentioned that crooked little zig-zag stitch.

Well, many of you asked if I could show more of what that looked like. Tutorial: The Jersey Skirt. This skirt is so easy! I made these three in less than an hour yesterday. For a child's skirt, you can probably use a t-shirt that you have lying around, but for an adult skirt you'll need to get your hands on some jersey yardage. Before you start: Fabrics usually have more stretch on one side than the other, so be sure that you cut your fabric with the stretchy side goes around you! 1) Measure around your hips (or wherever you wear your skirts). Then cut a waistband that is 3/4 your measurement, and twice as tall as you want your waistband to be. 2) Cut a skirt piece that is about twice the measurement of your waistband, and however long you want it to be. 3) Using your machine's longest strait stitch, sew all the way down the top side of the skirt panel, then pull the top thread to gather, until it's the same length as your waistband.

Lace Skirt Tutorial - Sugar Bee Crafts. Make your own easy peasant skirt. If you have a few minutes, you can make this breezy peasant skirt. It is very simple and can be done as a beginner's project. This should fit either a small or medium. If you are a size large, increase fabric measurements by about half a yard. What you need: 3 yards of lightweight fabric Several inches of wide elastic. Make your own easy peasant skirt. The Starboard Skirt by Simple Simon & Co. Hi we are Elizabeth & Elizabeth, two girls who married brothers and ended up with the same name. Although on the blog we go by Elizabeth & Liz. We are both stay-at-home-mommas to 5 kids (almost 6) between us.

We love to craft, thrift for fabric, and sew--with an undying love for making things (especially dresses) from vintage patterns. There is just something so fun about taking old, classic children's patterns and making them modern and fresh again. Sewing the Merry and Bright dress and Holly Jolly belt preview :) There are only a few hours left to vote over at Sew Much Ado for the knock off prizes… its not lookin’ to good for my entries but the other ones are fantastic I don’t feel all that bad. Tutorial: Kate Spade Inspired Skirt. Kitschy Coo: Sewing with knits. Free Online Tips and Sewing Room Patterns from from Sew Daily. A Guide to Seam Finishes. How to Sew Lace.

Circle Wrap-Around Ruffle Skirt Tutorial. Next sew two pieces together along the straight edge right sides together. Then sew on your third piece along the straight edge. Sew Pajamas - with Free Pattern! Because I only want to sew stuff if it's for me. Peasant Dress Tutorial w/ Free Pattern. (Looking for more free patterns? Be sure to check out my free patterns and tutorials page here.) Sewing Machine Needles & How to Choose Them. From Manda: When you become the owner of a sewing machine, you often sit down and read through the user manual, to familiarize yourself with which stitch to use for which fabrics and how to clean it, thread it and all the other general aspects of running a machine.

Sewing Machine Needles & How to Choose Them. Shwinandshwinarchive. The Sewing Loft - Page 9 of 53 - Sewing Tips. Fun wrap skirts. I've been obsessed with making these wrap skirts lately. The yellow and pink (or mustard and mauve ) is two overlapping layers while the stripped one is just one. Tutorial:  Shirring Fabric in 5 easy steps! How to sew a round hem. Shortcut Ruffling Technique and Faux Rolled Hem Method. How to sew in piping. Buttonhole - Sewing Tutorials - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas! Singer 4411 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Review. Tips for Sewing Knits. The Boho-Maxi Dress Tutorial and Pattern. Sew a super simple skirt . sewing 101.

How to Make a Crinoline. Beyond the Basics - Colour Pop Tunic Tutorial. Afternoon Coffee Dress. Eva Dress - Patterns Archive. The Spiral Skirt and Dress Patterns. The Spiral Skirt and Dress Patterns. Моделирование элементов женской одежды. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников. VESTIDO FÁCIL DE FAZER - 15 ~ Moldes Moda por Medida. Best Free Patterns & Dressmaking Websites. Sewing School. Tutorial: Lighter Than Air Peasant Top. Toddler Maxi Dress and Shrug - Part 1 of 4 - Drafting the Dress Pattern.

Marcy Tilton - TUTORIALS. Quick knit a-line maxi skirt tutorial. 27 Useful Fashionable DIY Ideas. Delusions of Grandeur: DIY Tulle Skirt Tutorial. Delusions of Grandeur: DIY Tulle Skirt Tutorial. High-Low Skirt DIY - SewCaroline. A Happy Tunic Tutorial. Ruffle Skirt out of old t shirts! An Easy Tulle Skirt Tutorial - Everyday Reading. Petticoat skirt tutorial. Victorian Valentine Skirt Tutorial by Nancy’s Couture. DIY Lace Ruff Flower. Sewing 101 - Fabric Uses. Baby Romper Free Pattern&Tutorial {Baby+Belly} WeAllSew «

Altering a Knit Summer Dress. Quick Little Ruffle Top Dress or Romper (our 4th of July outfits) Randomly Shirred (and Stretchy) Scarf. Bubble Romper for Baby (long leg style) Summer Sewing ~ The Shirt Onesie. Easy Sewing DIY – Learn How to Sew in an Invisible Zipper. Tutorials « I Heart Jenny's Art. Fleece jumpsuits with or without sleeves. Top 15 Summer Ready DIY Skirts With Free Patterns and Instructions.