Advice 1: How to sew a chiffon skirt

The word chiffon originates from French where it means simply "cloth". In the Russian language is the thin translucent fabric of silk fiber used in the manufacture of summer dresses, scarves, shawls and other clothing. Long skirt "the sun" from chiffon creates the impression of ethereal lightness of the whole body, and especially of gait. The cut of this skirt is quite simple, but requires a large amount of fabric.
How to sew a chiffon skirt
You will need
  • Chiffon 140*250 cm;
  • A hidden zipper.
Fold the fabric four times. Note only one detail – wedge skirts. The edges measure out a quarter of the circumference of the waist and step length (step length measured curved line from one corner to another, strictly against the corner, gley marked waist).
Cut wedges with a small seam. Panel edge on the machine with overlock.
From the remnants of tailor two parts of the belt. The length of the belt corresponds to waist, height without seam 3 see Panel edge details on the machine, align the parts face each other and sostrochite on the upper side. Remove.
Fold the side edges of the wedges and sew among themselves, leaving a small back slit for zipper. Fold the top edge of the skirt and the belt, baste, try on. If everything is in order, sew seam "over the edge". Vsheyte the zipper in the back.
Before wearable give the skirt to otvisetsya on the rack. The fabric is a bit elongated and acquire the final length.

Advice 2: How to sew a blouse out of handkerchief

The construction of dress patterns is often almost the most difficult stage in the process of tailoring. However, sometimes you can do without preliminary drawing. To stitch a blouse from scarves, enough to draw all 4 lines directly on the fabric.
How to sew a blouse out of handkerchief
Take two large square shawl. Their size must be identical and be at least a meter diagonally. Using a measuring tape and measure the distance from your waist to a point below the clavicles on 2-3 see the same cut measure from the back.
Lay both of the handkerchief on the table so that their corners coincide with the vertical and horizontal axes (i.e., it will not be square, and rhombus). On the shawl, which will be the front of the blouse, start from the lower angle of 10 cm and place tailor's chalk dot. From this point on the vertical axis put up the removed measurements (front length to the waist line). Through this point draw a horizontal line parallel to the horizontal axis, from edge to edge of handkerchief. The same line will draw through the bottom point on the waist line.
Define the width of the blouse. For this measure poluobhvat chest and add the required number of inches if you want the clothes came out free. Mark this distance on the two horizontal segments and slide them perpendicular to the vertical line. On them lay the line on the sewing machine. Thus the lateral corners of the shawl must remain on the outside of the blouse. At the level of the waist line on the sides vsheyte one loop order then it is possible to insert the belt.
Pick up the two silk ribbons, suitable color to the scarf. m. They will replace the straps. Pristrochite two straps at the upper horizontal line to the back of the blouse. The front on the same level sew a button, button, hook or Velcro. The second part of the selected accessories clip on the end of both straps.
Remove the product on the front side and try on the blouse. The upper corners of the handkerchief will fall in front and behind, creating an unusual drape. At waist level it is necessary to intercept the blouse with a thin belt, threading it in the prepared loop.
The colors of the scarves for the front and back of the blouse may be the same or different (in this case, ensure that the colors and patterns of scarves in harmony).
Useful advice
Shifting the upper corners of the handkerchief to the right or left of the vertical axis, you will sew asymmetrical blouse, revealing one shoulder.

Instead of a belt, you can use the gum to do the waist drawstring.
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