You will need
- - old pants;
- - sewing machine;
- - threads;
- details for the decorations(sequins, ribbon, lace, etc.)
Strut stepper and medium seams and remove all the crawl thread. Wash and dry old jeans. Outwrite the resulting workpiece through wet cheesecloth. All frayed seat seams it is desirable to cut off, otherwise in a new product, they risk to unravel after the first washing. You can cut the excess fabric from the seam or putting one detail to another, just sew them. If the width of the skirt after that will not be enough, you need to insert a wedge.
Determine the length and model of the future skirt. Lay the workpiece on the table. Sametime and run the middle seam. If the skirt is quite short and it is planned, will be sufficient to cut off the leg and treat the lower cut (be sure to leave 2-3 cm at the finish). Can also fluff up the denim hem fringe, sew flounce, braid or lace.
If you plan to make the skirt long, you need to insert a wedge. It is possible for this purpose to carve out pieces of the cut leg or to choose a different fabric. Wedge looks like a triangle. Well look panels of translucent fabric, linen, corduroy or velvet. Take a wedge of the desired size. Vmlite it and try the product. Sew seams and finish on the serger or stitching "zigzag" edges.
If the skirt turns out narrow, be sure to leave the slits. To perform them on your side or on the front of the skirt. The edges of the incisions treat the lace or decorated with fabric from which you cut the wedge.
Can decorate the resulting product with embroidery or braid. Optional pristrochite on fabric applique, embroider the ornament with beads or ribbons. If the fabric has bald patches or spots, close them by drawing using special paints for fabric.
Better take to redraw the zone because it is quite difficult, and not every machine will be able to stitch the denim a few additions. If you decide to do it, it is better not vsuite new belt, and make the skirt on the hips without a belt at all.
Advice 2 : How to alter pants into a skirt
Skirts are an important part of the female wardrobe. If you wish, you can Supplement your wardrobe with a new designer skirt, which is easy to sew the most, if you possess basic knowledge in tailoring and sewing. The easiest way to sew a skirt can alter the pants.
You will need
- - Pants;
- - scissors;
- - sewing machine;
- - a piece of cloth.
Take pantsthat you would like to sew a skirt. It may be outmoded styles or jeans, the pants that you are wearing and throw them away, or simply worn out places and worn pants.
Cut the pants to the length you want to skirt. Strut interior seams of both legs. The side seams of the legs to strut it should not, because they will serve the same skirt seams.
Sew on the sewing machine between the two front parts of the legs ripped. Do the same with the two rear parts. Thus, you have a skirt with four seams: two side, front and rear. To hide the front seam, decorate it. These can be buttons, embroidery, ribbons, lace, etc.
There is another, more laborious method of altering the pants to a skirt. Carefully cut the top of the pants, which later becomes the yoke of the skirt. The edges of the cut out on the yoke with overlock stitching or replacing it.
Prepare a piece of cloth, which, in your opinion, suitable in color to the yoke. He will continue to serve as a flounce skirt. This piece in width should be half an inch wider than the yoke, the length of the future shuttlecock define themselves. If you want to sew a short skirt, prepare one piece of fabric. For long skirts, prepare three future Shuttle, the width of the subsequent flounce should be twenty inches more than the previous.
Treat upper cut edge that will be sewn to the yoke with a serger or stitching to replace it. Then a seam "forward a needle" keen, the top of the flounce, gather in pleats, gently tightening the thread with which you made the outline. Folds evenly. Ensure that received, in the end, a circle of shuttlecock, coincide with the circumference of the yoke.
Remove the yoke and flounce on the wrong side and sew both parts to each other on the sewing machine. The seam turned out neat and part of the product SSRIs between them smoothly, before you sew them by machine, baste the frill to the yoke with a needle and thread. Gently treat the bottom edge. You have a short skirt. If you want to sew a long skirt, follow the same steps with the next two ruffles.
Skirt this style looks great when the yoke is made of jeans, and the ruffles matched in tone or made of a material of pastel shades.