Advice 1: How to sew a long skirt to the floor

Long skirts made of chiffon or silk came into Vogue a few seasons ago. Flowing material, romantic feel – just what you need for warm summer weather. But to buy a suitable model is not always possible. Then try to sew a long skirt to the floor.
How to sew a long skirt to the floor

The materials for the skirt

In order to make a long skirt, great skill is required. You will need only fabric, the tape, tailor chalk, thread to match the fabric, zipper or elastic, sewing machine and serger. If the latter is not, include cut matter for processing with the nearest tailor's shop or a fabric store.

Stop your choice on a simple cut of the skirt. The easiest way to sew a product of two or four large wedges. The waist can be made on elastic or a zipper. The easiest option is the elastic band. Style chiffon is not hurt.

The process of sewing a long skirt

First check your settings: FROM (waist), ABOUT (hips) and the length of the product. Then purchase the fabric. For sewing you need with a width of 150 cm two length of the main fabric and is slightly less than the lining (so the lining wasn't peeking out from under the chiffon). For example, if the expected product length is 110 cm, then you need to buy the main fabric: 110 cm x 2 + 3 cm (ACC) + 7 cm (belt) = 230 cm Lining: 100 x 2 + 3 cm (for ACC) = 203 cm

Make a simple pattern of one of the wedge – ¼ of the whole skirt. All wedges are the same. For this, divide by 8. On tracing paper, drawing paper or drawing paper draw a straight line equal to the length of product + 0.5 cm From the upper edge count in any direction the result is equal to ABOUT / 8 + 0.5 cm, put a dot and swipe from it parallel to the first straight line.

Then select the angle of expansion of your future skirt. If you want to make it very curvy, then choose an angle of about 25-30 degrees, and if the average splendor, it is more acute – 10-15 degrees. Please note that the greater the angle, the wider the skirt hem. Keep the width of the lower edge of the product does not exceed 3/5 of the width of the fabric. If you wish to stitch very wide and magnificent product, then you'll have to buy a fabric based on 4 length of the product.

At a selected angle guide straight down a distance equal to the length of the skirt. Then from the first vertical (middle) line down othertime 0.5 cm using patterns connect the resulting point to the start point of the second straight line. You will get waist line. Do the same with the lower points. Repeat all steps in the mirror image from the first straight line. You will receive one of the four wedges of the skirt.

Both the fabric wash, dry and iron. Then cut out the pattern 4 details of the main skirt and 4 pieces of lining. The median line of the pattern must match the shared thread of the fabric. Chiffon vykroyte zone. Its length should be equal to ABOUT + 4 cm, and width - 6.7 cm depending on the size of gum and your preferences.

The edges of all parts on the serger and sew the side seams of the wedges is made of chiffon and the lining. Treat hem skirt and podobnik. Fold both parts wrong side together and sew on the front side of the top edges together on the machine a major step.

The edges of the belt stitch between to make a circle and sew to the skirt. Pass to waist wide elastic band and attrocity in the middle of the middle step. Sew the satin loops on the sides of the belt from the inside for convenient storage on her shoulders.

Your product is ready. May it pleases you and others.

Advice 2: How to sew a long skirt

Long summer skirt is not difficult to sew even aspiring needlewoman. Sew don't need a pattern. In addition, this product will need to fight all three stitches, not counting the wrap..
Long skirt can be combined with a shirt, a jacket, a blouse or shirt
You will need
  • - fabric: width – 1.5 m length – 1-1 m 2, depending on your height;
  • - threads in tone;
  • - pins;
  • - a wide black elastic band.
Prepare all the details. Treat the four edges of the fabric convenient for you stitch (zigzag, straight, overlock). Measure the desired length of the elastic band. It should fit snugly to the waist or hips (depending on how you used to wear skirts), but not to push. Also treat short cuts that the band didn't crumble.
Make the Assembly on the upper edge. To do this, at the distance of 0,7-1 cm from the edge lay straight seam stitches wide. Then gently pull the end of the thread, spreading the folds throughout its length. Continue as long as the upper section of the skirt will be longer than the belt 20 cm.
Secure the elastic on the fabric. To do this, attach the belt seamy side to the front side of the fabric. The segment should go to the gum for 1-2 see After that at intervals attach the fabric to the belt with safety pins.
Pristrochite elements to each other, going from pin to pin and remove them. Slightly pull on the rubber band during operation.
Connect the side sections face each other. Sostrochite them, moving from belt to bottom of skirt.
Ratatouille back seam in three stages. First from the wrong side priutyuzhte allowances to one side, then in different. Then from the front again apply the allowances in different directions.
Now can postpone the required length of the product. Try on the skirt with the shoes, which will most often be wearing it. With a pin attach length. It is desirable that at this stage, you someone helped.
From the inside mark a chalk line bottom edge of the skirt. Back 3-4 cm for seam allowance and draw the entire length of the line. This layout cut unnecessary strip (it is possible to make a brooch flower for t-shirts and thus create a beautiful set). Sewn cut and zautyuzhte ACC inside out. Route the line from the line of total seam, securing the seam allowance. The long skirt is ready!
The color and pattern of fabric for the skirt choose according to your taste and characteristics of the shape. Girls of low growth with the extra inches on the hips is contraindicated for patterns with large elements. The rest I can afford any color of fabric: solid color, leopard print, in small or large flower.
Useful advice
For sewing summer skirts take lightweight flowing fabric that will freely lie in small folds. It can be rayon, silk, Batiste, chiffon, etc.
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