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[Post updated August 2014] Skirts are an easy garment to start with if you’re learning to sew. If you’re just starting out, you might be more confident making bags, first. All of the skirt tutorials below give step by step instructions. They don’t require commercial patterns and are either pattern-less or they show you how to draw up your own easy pattern. That way, you skirt will fit you perfectly. These skirts include a variety of styles, sewing techniques, difficulty levels and funky inspiration, so there’s something here for everyone. Mix and match styles and techniques to make your own perfect style. As usual, these tutorials are usually for personal use only, not commercial use, consult each individual website for details. Simple A-Line Skirts Wrap Skirts Peasant Skirts Pleated Skirts Circle Skirts Panelled Skirts Maternity Skirts Recycled Skirts Girl’s Skirts Something a bit different Related:  TUTO JUPEFashion Trends

[tuto]Jupe "gitane" - jupe "victorienne" J'ai réalisé un tutorial super détaillé pour celles qui veulent se faire une jupe facon "jupe tzigane" (rom) :L'avantage, c'est qu'elles ne servent pas qu'a la danse :elles ont un rendu superbe pour pas mal de costumes, historiques (piraterie, jupe/jupons/robe des 18e/19e siecle, "pseudo medieval"), ou cosplayD'ailleurs, porté courte devant, et tout le reste mis a l'arriere au niveau des fesses, ca donne un joli effet "faux cul" ... avec un fort coté jupe 18-19e siecle ^^Je precise : j'ai essayé de détailler au maximum ! J'ai appris en lisant et suivant des instructions trouvées sur des sites en anglais, et sans details + tout en anglais, ca m'a saoulé ... J'utilise donc de mon experience pour en faire profiter d'autres !Je ne suis pas sure que ca interesse grand monde malgré tout, mais au cas où, je le post ici, ca peut toujours servir .... J'ai a ce jour réalisé deux jupes :- ma premiere, la plus simple possible : trois lignes, et jupe unie ! -Jupe a 4 lignes : Faites un noeud :

Polka Dot Cottage: I like my skirts fast and cheap: a tutorial Posted April 14th, 2008 by Lisa So, I went ahead and did it. It only took about 1/2-hour, and used up 1/4 of a sheet I had thrifted for $4. Quick and inexpensive – just the way I like it Would you like to know how to make your own fun and full Spring skirt? It’s pretty easy. Here’s what you need: twin-size flat sheet (72″x104″)yard stickwashout cloth markerscissorssewing machinethread to coordinate with the sheetiron1/2-inch or 1/4-inch elastic to fit comfortably around your waist Cut out the fabric: Determine how long you want your skirt to be, and add 1.5 inches to that number. Fold the sheet in half lengthwise and spread it out. You should now have a single piece of cloth, 72″ x X”. Sew it together: Fold in half, right sides together, so the two selvage edges meet. Make the elastic casing: Fold the raw edge at the top of the tube over 3/4″ and press. Stitch along the inner edge of the fold all the way around the top of the skirt, leaving about a 1-inch opening near the seam. Enjoy: Like this:

Tuto jupe à volants T38 - Le blog de rubelisix Une petite photo du vêtement à réaliser: Pour cela, il faut découper 4 trapèzes selon les dimensions suivantes: Prendre 1,5 cm pour les rentrées de couture. Faire passer un fil de fronces sur la partie supérieure de chaque trapèze du bas. Répartir les fronces. Coudre la partie supérieure de chaque trapèze du bas avec la partie inférieure de chaque trapèze du haut, endroit contre endroit. Assembler les côtés de la jupe, endroit contre endroit. Surfiler le haut de la jupe. Faire l'ourlet du bas de jupe en ajustant à la longueur voulue. A vous! Partager l'article ! in Share

mediatinker.com Festive Holiday Skirt This long A-line skirt has a tulle-edged slip peeking out from the bottom, soft wide waistband, and back sash/bow detail. It sews up in under three hours. Perfect for a last minute holiday outfit! There will even be scraps enough to make a matching bag. Materials 3 meters cotton or lightweight wool fabric 2 meters lining fabric for slip 2 meters tulle for slip 30 cm zipper 1/2 inch waistband elastic thread Measure A: Waist - at natural waistline B: Hips - at fullest point C: Waist to Hips D: Waist to Ankle E: Stride - take a comfortable step in your party shoes and measure front toe to back heel Click for larger image, or download a printable PDF Cut Using the illustration or printable A4 PDF as a guide, measure directly on the fabric and cut the skirt front, back, and slip. Sew the Skirt Sew the Slip Sew the side seams together.Hem the bottom.Double fold the top to form a casing.Sew casing, leaving opening.Insert elastic into casing. You made it?

Friendship Bracelets Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties. All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Making friendship bracelets is a surprisingly easy craft, and best of all, in the end you'll have a bunch of cute summer bracelets to give to your pals. Materials Since this is such a free form enterprise the amount of colors of DMC embroidery floss you get is really up to you. Please not that the fluorescent thread is slightly thicker than the regular DMC floss. Beginning To begin, pick out your colors. For patterns use a doubled length of thread cut each color to a length of 72-inches. The Left Knot

"victorian" skirt how to I thought that all you that sew would perhaps appreciate my skirt tutorial :) So I thought that I would share my how to for this quite easy sewn skirt in taffeta that I made for a friend of mine, it is a two layer skirt with strings so that you can tie up and drape the panels as you wish. This is a bit simplified, On the original skirt the top of the skirt was lined with satin so it was not completed in the exact same way as in this tutorial, but trying to explain that whole deal was to time consuming to be worth it. Material you will need:Fabric: Of your choice, around 2 times the length of your skirtA zipper: I use a hidden zipper because I think it looks better, but a ordinary one is just as good.String: The length of your drapes and a little more *2*6 (you chose one can both have it the whole way up on the skirt or just half, or something similar) I use cotton string 0,5 cm (0,2 inches) thick. We are staring with the overskirt, the first thing we do is to attach the zipper.

Pleated skirt (with instructions) I made up another skirt on the weekend, this time from scratch: I have been seeing these pleated skirts everywhere, and I wanted to make one myself. If you’re smarter than me, you can probably find a pattern that tells you how to do this, but I have a weird aversion to patterns. First, I cut a large square of fabric for each piece. If you are unsure how to make pleats, you basically just sew in seams. Then I did the same thing to the other piece and sewed the side seams together, leaving about 6″ on one side for a zipper. Then I sewed in the zipper. I added the waistband by creating a kind of bias tape strip. That is used for a hook and eye closure.

DOUBLE-BREASTED WAISTCOAT Featured: Vest by Moloh A beauty in this double-breasted shawl-collared waistcoat from Moloh. You will need: 1 yd. [0.9 m] of fashion fabric, 54″ [150 cm] wide 1 yd. [0.9 m] of bemberg® satin lining, 45″ [115 cm] wide1 yd. [0.9 m] of fusible interfacing, 24″ [60 cm] widecoordinating thread18 half-ball shank buttons, 13mm diameter [line 20]kraft paper Bust – measure under arms over fullest part of chest. Waist – measure around narrowest part of torso at the navel. High hip – measure around pelvis approx. 4″ [10 cm] below natural waist. Back waist length – measure from nape of neck to natural waist. Armhole depth – measure drop from shoulder to armpit level. Shoulder – measure length of shoulder. Back width – measure across shoulder blades from armhole to armhole. Neck size - measure around base of neck. Dart Width Opening – 2 ¾” [7cm]. Square down from 0; square halfway across the paper. 0-1 = 5/8″ [1.5 cm]. 1-2 = armhole depth + 3/16″ [0.5 cm]; square across. 2-3 = half of bust + 2″ [5 cm]. Back Front

Ugly Big Jumpers Into Super Cute Girlie Cardigans!! (PIC HEAVY AVEC TUTORIAL!) I was asked kindly for a tutorial for the recon - luckliy, I managed to take photos of the process...so here we go! 1) Take a shapeless jumper - could be any size, any style that you wish. I chose a guy's round neck jumper. That way, I know I can always take it into my measurements. 2) Cut out the slevees OUTSIDE the seam - the armhole will be a bit big afterward. .....so you should have something looking like this: 3) Sweet. EXAMPLE - the jumper had a 40" chest and I have a 38" chest...so I marked half an inch off each side. 4) Stitch the sides of the jumper and cut off the remaining fabric. 5) Measure the chest area of the jumper lying flat to find the centre. Mark a staggered line down the middle and cut. 6) At this time, I took up the bottom hem of the jumper because it would have ended up being too long. 7) INTERFACING - At this point, if you wish to use some kind of fabric bias binding/interfacing, you may. I used a zigzag stitch along the centre to keep it from fraying. -x-

Drab to fab! 5 DIY ideas for t-shirt remakes Posted by ScrapHacker.com on tisdag, juni 5, 2012 · 5 Comments With temperatures rising so is the annual epidemic of fashion fever, making many of us feverishly hit the high street (although our wardrobes are already stuffed full…). This post celebrates the power of re-invention of a wardrobe staple – old t-shirts. Infusing and old tee with some contemporary style means that fashion quick fix is waiting in the dusty corners of your wardrobe…When you’ve found yourself a remake candidate, get crafty asap! Here are 5 easy peasy drab-to-fab projects from the D.I.Y blogosphere to get your own ideas flowing – enjoy! D.I.Y from ‘Free People’, check out the full DIY TUTORIAL HERE Lauren of ‘Calico Skies’ has made a great screenprint tee, to make your own, check out the DIY TUTORIAL HERE Rebekah of blog ”A little Sunshine when skies are grey” made an awesome DIY ombre inifinity scarf from an XL white t-shirt, to make your own, check out her DIY TUTORIAL HERE

tuto: réaliser une jupe en mouchoirs de tulle - Le blog de couture-urbaine.over-blog.com La première étape et de réaliser la crinoline. Vous trouverez le tuto pour la faire ici: une fois que vous aurez votre crinoline, il vous faudra réaliser le jupon de base, c'est lui qui va accueillir les mouchoirs de tulles pour réaliser une jupe aérienne et non lourde , il faut choisir de la tulle souple. la quantité de la tulle dépendra de l'ampleur de la jupe. on peut choisir différentes tailles de carrés pour obtenir différents effets. N'oubliez pas de choisir un tissu pour votre jupon de la couleur la plus proche de votre tulle , sinon des trous pourraient devenir visible la ou il y a moins d'épaisseur !! Les carrés de tulle pour ma robe j'ai opté pour des carrés de 35cm x 35cm . pour réaliser ensuite le mouchoir de tulle et lui donnez du volume , rien de bien savant on repère le milieu du carré, Le jupon Vous avez terminé vos sacs de mouchoirs houraaaaaaaaa !! on fait l'ourlet du bas

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. You will need: 2 ½ yds. of fashion fabric, 45″ wide1 yd. of waist band elastic, 1″ wideCoordinating thread10 yds. of flat ribbon braid (optional) The size of the circular opening should be just big enough to pull over your hips, and can then be tightened with elastic. Cut 2 squares of fabric doubled the finished length. Place template in center of square and trace out. * TIP: Increase or decrease the circle by 1/8″ to change the overall total circumference measurement by 1/2″. Like this: Like Loading...

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XL men's shirt to pinup halter dress- tute on pg 2! ok, here is more or less how i made it- i'm happy to answer questions if this doesn't make sense. First, take your shirt and cut it where the red lines are (except less wonky): You want to cut real close to where the bottom of the arms are, and then cut it straight across the back. Put the shirt on inside out, pin it so it fits your body loosely, and sew those seams (don't try to make it form-fitting just yet- that comes later). now, take the collar- just the collar part, detach the excess shirt fabric first- and cut it in half (some of this went beyond my MS Paint skills, so i took a few pictures): flip it around so that the cut end faces the middle of the dress (where the buttons are) and fold about half your half collar down: let's all pretend that the scrap of fabric below the collar is actually half of the dress, ok? except here it's backwards and i can't convince craftster photos to flip it around. sigh. take your folded collar and fold it over the top of the dress bodice like so:

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