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 pareo

Pareo – a scarf made of lightweight, often the chiffon fabric, plain or patterned. The most common sizes of pareo – 230*110cm, 140*140cm, 120*120cm, 90*90 cm is Particularly rich space for imagination gives oversized shawl-pareo with sides equal to twice the girth of the hips. To sew a pareo, any seamstress can, even not having special skills in tailoring.
How to sew a pareo
You will need
  • A piece of chiffon selected size.
Position the fabric exactly. Smoothen the edges by hand or on a typewriter overlocker or garter stitch. Note that when sewing by hand you will have to handle from 560 see fabric, that is more than five meters. If you don't have so much time and effort, better to use the machine.
Place the cloth wide side around the hips or waist and tie. Pareo is ready.
If you failed to get a piece of fabric the desired length, you can combine two or more similar or contrasting color. Select range you can according to your taste, but preferred the large canvases of the fabric, otherwise the seams will spoil the overall light, airy impression
The edges of each leaf, then sostrochite seam "over the edge" by hand or on a typewriter (as in the first case, consider your time and effort). Try to make the seam invisible, as the fabric pareo transparent. Can camouflage it with braid or satin ribbon, and for beauty to sew some more strips of ribbon or tape vertically on the canvas.
For the beauty of the edges not only seam, but additionally with bias binding or braid. While ornaments should be few, so that they are not attached pareo severity of any direct or figuratively.

Advice 3: 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.

Advice 4: How to sew a skirt from jeans

Denim was originally intended for work clothes for the American cowboy. But gradually she not only took the leading position in the wardrobes of fashionistas in the form of trousers, and in skirts.
How to sew a skirt from jeans
Denim skirt is a very practical and comfortable garment. It is perfect for parties and office and for everyday use at home or at the cottage. But to choose the variant of the skirts of denim, you'll want to achieve that will look great on the figure is not always easy. Lovers of needlework has found a simple solution to this situation is to sew a skirt from outdated denim pants. Almost every girl or woman has several pairs of these pants that it is impossible to use properly, but throw a pity.

How to sew a skirt from jeans

Sew a skirt out of denim pants is very simple. Probably in the closet or among the old things will be old jeans, even different colors and cut. Attaching to them a little imagination, effort and spending a couple of hours to work, they can be turned into an exclusive fashionable skirt, the likes of which there will be neither friends nor acquaintances.

Basic and complex in terms of processing elements of the skirt ready is a belt and buckle. Before the reveal, you need to carefully unpick all the seams of the trousers to the waist, but the zipper to make out details not necessary. After removing the remnants of the threads and Stripping of the folds from the seams on the matter are laid out in advance prepared templates of the skirt.

If tissue obtained from one of the pants is not enough, you can make a paste of denim the same color or contrasting. Look great with blue denim skirt with knit panels, light flounces of any other tissue, even from chiffon and silk.

Options for modeling a great variety. For example, you can gently cut the pants just below the zipper and pockets and to take out any material to the desired length or alternate the ruffle of denim or other matter contrasting or identical color, but with a different texture.

Those who do not have the flight of his imagination to create exclusive skirts from old denim pants, you can look for ideas in the pages of fashion magazines or on the Internet, because many mistresses are happy to share them in the female blogs and many forums.

How to work with denim

The secret of success in the transformation of denim pants into a skirt not only lies in the ability to cut and imagination, but also the ability to work with denim. To thing for a long time, you need to pick up a quality thread, needle for sewing this fabric and choose the right kind of treatment of tissue slices.

For stitching a fabric of this type need machine game with the number 90 or 100, and the tip must be very sharp, that is, the need to use a brand new needle.

Denim is almost sweet on the cut, so the seam needs to do as much as possible and their edges best to handle overlock.

Even after many washes, denim can fade, so the quality of finish is best to use a fabric identical color or similar colors.
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