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Tiered Skirts Tutorial

Tiered Skirts Tutorial
Just Pull One On With its elastic waist comfort, this skirt is great casual wear when made in cotton gauze. But you can also dress it up with fancy fabric. The choice is yours. The best thing about this skirt is it can be made without a pattern. This skirt is sized for 36-38 hips but you can alter it to fit you by following the directions below. My finished skirt length is 25 1/2” long. The raw measurement for each tier is as follows: Tier one is 15 1/4” long. Tier two is 6 3/4” long. Tier three is 6 3/4” long. Determine your desired skirt length. The finished skirt width is 39”. The raw measurements for each tier are as follows: Tier one is 40 1/4” wide. Tier two is 60” wide. Tier three is 91 1/2” wide. Determine your desired skirt width.

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39 Free Skirt Patterns Free Skirt Patterns Posted on | January 6, 2013 | 17 Comments Five years ago, it was hard to find even one free skirt pat­tern on the in­ter­net. Developing A Simple Bra Pattern from Basic Bodice Block – Learning Sewing Using a custom fitted Basic Bodice Block constructed previously, a detailed, step-by-step explanation of how to create a bra pattern is presented. The overall idea is that if you have your own bodice block, by following these steps you will be able to construct a custom-fitted bra pattern. References : 1) Ann Hagar, Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear, 2nd ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2004, 279 pp. 2) Winifred Aldrich, Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear, 5th ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2008, 215 pp. N.B.

sewing 101: making a pouf Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf! At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And if you have pets, I have a feeling they may want to make this their new favorite spot!) This project is a little challenging to sew, but it’s not too difficult, so if you’re comfortable with the basics of sewing, give it a try. You can make a colorwheel effect with a range of solid colors, or choose a variety of patterned fabrics for a louder patchwork effect.

The Shirt Skirt July 28, 2010 I’m so excited to post about this! When I met Dana, I fell in love with the skirt she was wearing. She made it herself (obviously) and she showed us how simply she’d shirred the waistband. The next day, during the mystery workshop at Whipstitch, we were encouraged to use thrifted tees. I’m devastatingly terrified of knits so I steered clear and made my (award winning) cotton fabric dress. A N D A M E N T O: Needle Felting OK, my new obsession is... ...needle felting. I expect many guessed from the little peek I showed in my previous post. If not, then today's post title will probably have given it away! Last Christmas I received a needle felting kit from hubby and he'd also ordered a book which never arrived. Recently I finally bought my own copy of the book and have since been enjoying a new crafting experience.

Umbrella Skirts Like designing your own styles to dress in but not skilled with complex stitching or comfortable with creating new patterns? From their shapes and size to their scale and appearance, skirts and umbrellas have a lot in common – except, perhaps, that when it comes to an umbrella the interior is designed to be seen publicly and thus is as carefully considered and crafted as the exterior … whereas, well, looking up a skirt … that might get you in trouble. But seriously: used umbrella material is a perfect choice in many regards to upcycle into a skirt, dress, other easily-planned piece of refab clothing, as designer Cecilia Felli discovered during her creative umbrella-to-skirt upcycling experiments. Moreover, since umbrellas are well known for breaking down, this provides a simple do-it-yourself way to take advantage of something that frequently falls apart. Umbrellas come in all kinds of colorful, creative and unique patterns that convert readily into skirt material for women or girls.

DIY Trash to Couture original DIY tutorials Click on the links below the pictures to see the page. A Femme’s Guide to Improvement: Make a Blouse! So I got an email from Jane last week, linking to this top: “The one I tried on was shorter and not sheer. Can you show us how to make it? It looks SO beautiful on and it's a fucking square with a hole in it, that's it. A square folded in half, a neck hole cut out, and two short seams on the sides to hold it in place. Does that make sense? UGH!

Super Easy Paper Bag Waist Skirt Tutorial Yesterday I posted a tutorial for how to make what I think of as the classic paper bag skirt—pleats, belt, beltloops. Today, I want to show you the easier option, for those of you who don't want to mess with zippers and pleats. Here are some inspirations for this type of more playful, basic skirt with smaller, modified paper bag top: From Banana Republic: In a crazy cute print like this cute nautical look by Lilly Pulitzer:

Reversible, Lined, Color-blocked TOTE I’ve got a new summer bag that I totally love. It’s nice and heavy-weight, the perfect size for all my stuff, annnnd…… It’s reversible! Yay! It’s good to have options. tutorial: how to sew a simple maxi dress The Plan. Fabric. You will be making a maxi dress so buy fabric accordingly. I stand 5′ tall (I know, I know, I am tiny) and I needed 2.5 meters of fabric with a 45-inch width.

Handkerchief Skirt A handkerchief pointed-hem skirt is flattering to all, but especially for short-legged people because the points break up that horizontal hemline. No pattern is needed to make this skirt style. It is a simple block layout. One easy way to get that effect is to hem two squares of fashion fabric, each having four points (called a “handkerchief” hem) and layer them for an eight-pointed look. Experiment with swatches of opaque and transparent fabrics as you design and discover what happens when you overlap two layers of the same colour or harmonizing colours.

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