Sew a pencil skirt with the perfect fit


In this course you will learn how you can use your own body measurements to draw a sloper and create your own pencil skirt sewing pattern. Then the course continues and you learn how you sew your pencil skirt together, insert a zipper and make variations with waistbands and slits.

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In this course you learn how you can sew a pencil skirt for yourself that will fit you perfectly. A pencil skirt is by many considered to be a necessity in every woman’s basis wardrobe. It has a flattering fit for most body shapes and the skirt can be used for both leisure, work and party.

Being able to sew pencil skirts in all sorts of fabrics, in different lengths and with variations in zippers, slits and waistbands will give you all sorts of wardrobe possibilities.

The good news is that sewing a pencil skirt that fits you perfectly, is actually quite easy.

In this course you will learn how you with just four body measurements can draw a sloper and make a sewing pattern for a pencil skirt that will fit you perfectly.

We will take you trough the whole process with easy to read, step by step instructions and illustrations on how to draw a sloper and how to sew the skirt together.

For this course you need a sewing machine and basic sewing equipment like sewing thread, pins, a pair of scissors, tracing paper and a fabric marker when adding seam allowance.

To draw the sloper and make the sewing pattern you need:

– a tape measure to measure yourself – to measure exact you should use one in centimeters
– a large roll of pattern paper
– a large ruler
– a pencil, an eraser and a marker pen

Depending on your size and the width of the fabric, you need approximately 1 – 1,5 meter of woven fabric to sew the skirt. The first time you sew the skirt, we recommend sewing it from a cheap cotton muslin, so you need 1 – 1,5 meter of this.

If you want to sew a lining for your skirt, you should have 1 – 1,5 meter of lining fabric. You also need a 15 cm zipper for the skirt.

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Marit Kolle is a sewing and designer enthusiast with a great love for sharing her creative knowledge with others. As a digital designer and Photoshop expert, she combines her sewing skills with digital designing and teaches pattern designing for fabrics, cards designing and scrapbooking.

Marit is the founder and leader of the Scandinavian school of sewing and design, a school for teaching others sewing and digital design.


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