Advice 1: How to finger knit skirt

Buffet skirt – this is a convenient solution that allows you to quickly and beautifully draping a festive table. It will help to visually combine multiple tables and support the design of the room the appropriate color.
How to finger knit skirt
You will need
  • Fabric
  • scissors
  • Mel,
  • line
  • thread
  • the needle
  • sewing machine,
  • tape "Velcro".
Measure the height of the decorated table. This value will correspond to the height of the table skirts. If you reduce the height of the skirt a few inches, its lower edge will not touch the floor and it randomly will not come. If you don't know the exact height of the table, make the skirt a height in 72-73 see This size will be enough for the average table. Then measure the perimeter of the table. It will fit the length of the skirt. If you are going to string together a few tables, don't do the buffet too long skirt. It is more practical to prepare two skirts and need to combine them. Besides, these ornaments are easier to transport and wash.
Purchase material for the future table skirts. A suitable option can be any flowing fabric made of synthetic fibers. Such fabrics tend to be light, durable and resistant to fading. As an example, you can offer 100% polyester. Drape a skirt from this fabric is not difficult. Besides, if dirty, easy to wash.
The main decoration of table skirts are pleated. They can be unilateral and bilateral the counter. To make a skirt with accordion pleats lay cloth on a suitable surface. Then fold it in half, face inward. Stepping back from the bend 4 cm, apply a chalk line. Along this line, baste fold. Expand the fabric and place the resulting folds in the same direction. Take iron and zautyuzhte them. To make the folds better kept prostrochite them on the sewing machine two lines parallel to the top edge of the skirt. If you want to do a finger skirt with inverted pleats bilateral, prepare in the manner fabric, but before utjuzhkoj every fold unfold and lay on both sides of the middle crease. Then just stitch the top edge of the skirt, so the pleats stay together.
Banquet skirt can be attached to the tablecloth with tape "Velcro". Measure a piece of ribbon the same length as your skirt. Having separated layers of tape, one part pristrochite to the upper edge of the skirt, and the other sew around the perimeter of the tablecloth.

Advice 2 : How to make the skirt longer

Women are always happy to update your wardrobe, however, there are some things that are difficult to separate, for example my favorite skirt. But time goes on and fashion changes, and with it change the preferences of women. Favorite short skirt is not satisfied. There is a solution – an old skirt to lengthen and to change her appearance. In the end, you have a wardrobe will be an interesting model. The option of lengthening depends on the model of the skirt.
How to make the skirt longer
You will need
  • - old skirt;
  • - fabric for lengthening and decoration;
  • - a sewing machine.
Lengthen the skirt by a strip of chiffon in the color of the fabric or mesh. With caution choose a grid. If the tissue is excessively hard, the torque on the tights you are guaranteed. The selected tissue, in this case, sew from the inside to the bottom of the skirt. Work the edge. Can also sew the lengthening strip of fabric to the skirt and the lining. This will give the impression of being out from under a skirt looks different.
Lengthen the skirt by a strip of cloth of a different color. Sew to the hem a strip of fabric of the required width. To make the product complete complete skirt with patch pockets or the belt loops of the same cloth.
Sew to the short skirt frill. Take a break from the same or similar quality fabric frill. Its length should be 1.5-2 lengths of the circumference of a hem, the fabric is laid in small folds.
The skirt of the four wedges are cut on the bias can be lengthened due to the new yoke. This uplift zone. Cut the top of the skirt at a distance of 4 cm from the waist in an equity line. Tailor a new yoke. The height of the new coquette will be more 5-7 cm, than cut. Adorn long skirt with decorative elements (embroidery, applique or belt) in the color of new fabrics.
Lengthen the skirt by changing the model. Uplift zone. Strut side seams and releasing the fabric, put a skirt on the hips. Due to this, the model will become longer.
To the skirts of lax style for lengthening can sew fringe. To do this, sew the fringe to the hem. Decorate the joint with a ribbon or decorative stitching. Try to choose a fringe in tone to the skirt. To complement such model any decorative elements is not desirable. Let the fringe be the soloist in the model.
Remember, the piece of fabric remaining when cutting skirts after some time it will be different in tone from the products are made, as cloth when worn slightly fade.
Useful advice
When choosing fabric for lengthening, try to blend in with the fabric of the skirt. Be sure to bring in the drapery of her skirt to apply and compare the quality.
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