I’m a fan of putting a twist on a classic. This skirt is reminiscence of old Hollywood but with a modern flare. I also love Chinese brocade and damask and wanted to make a skirt worthy of its elegance.
Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced sewer.
How to Guide:
Get out a pad of paper to keep track of your measurements!
Waist no space
I like a 2 inch thick waist band, but you can go wider or thinner.
A window with a view
All the trimmings
Now you have all the pieces of your skirt ready – it is time to get out your sewing machine!
Keeping your pleats in their place
Putting the pieces together
Check point – try it on!
When applying an invisible zipper, it is done with the right side of the fabric facing up, unlike all other types of zipper applications.
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