Sunday, January 19, 2014
Parade of Skirts- Part-2
Pattern Description: Self drafted pencil skirt with an elastic waist.
Pattern Sizing: Combination of sizes 12 for the front skirt and size 14 for the back skirt. Also the waist was drafted 2 inches smaller than the hip measurement in order to give the skirt shaping.
Were the instructions easy to follow? This was straight stitch sewing. If you are a beginner check You Tube out for videos that will teach you how to sew an elastic waist skirt.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? There was nothing to dislike.
What I like about this pattern? The pattern was drafted to fit my proportions and it to accommodate the properties of the fabric.
Fabric Used: 1 ¼ yd of 50-inch wide medium weight Ponte knit fabrics in navy blue, black and camel; was purchased at 35 street Fabrics on 35 streets between 7th and 8th avenue in New York City, New York.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: The pattern was altered twice after the first and second skirts were sewed. A total of 2-inches were removed from the side seams because the fabric was a knit it did not need all the ease that I added to the pattern when it was drafted. The end results is a figure hugging pencil skirt. The skirts are lined with lingerie fabric.
Would you sew it again? Yes, skirts are a must have in my working wardrobe.
Would you recommend it to others? I recommend having a TNT basic skirt pattern. You can draft a simple skirt pattern or buy one. As long as you have a pattern that fits your figure.
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