Advice 1: How to sew a dress-transformer

Dress-transformer is a model that can be worn in many different ways, each time getting a unique image. It was first demonstrated by journalist and fashion critic Lydia Sylvester in 1976, and after nearly 40 years the fashion for these dresses back again, because only one model, stitch which even a beginner seamstress, you can turn festive in a chic or casual outfit, evening dress, skirt, tunic, tops and even pants.
How to sew a dress-transformer
You will need
  • - 3 m of knitted fabric;
  • - threads in tone;
  • - thin elastic webbing;
  • - sewing accessories;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - overlock.
To be able to make a variety of Drapes, it is recommended to sew a dress-transformer from elastic materials. It is best for this purpose is bilateral fine knit, for example, oil. The magnitude of the cut depends on the desired length. If you want to sew in the evenings with a skirt to the floor, you will need a piece of width 1.5 m and length 3 m. For dress with short skirt needs less material.
For the construction of the pattern need only 2 scoops. Measure waist and desired skirt length.
Construct the skirt pattern. The basis is cut the sun. Divide the waist circumference by 6. Fold the fabric in four pieces to make a square. From the corner put the resulting measure and guide an arc. From this line put down the desired length of the skirt and do another arc, parallel to the waist line. Detail cut out, leaving 1cm at the hem and seam.
For the bodice take 2 rectangle with a length of 1 — 1.5 m and a width of at least 20 cm longer Than these details, the more opportunities there are for draperies. Take the belt. Is a rectangle with a length equal to the circumference of the waist and a width of 20-30 cm
Slices of ties process on the serger or a narrow, dense zigzag stitching. Ties put at an angle so that they found each other. Attach to the side of the upper edge of the skirt and pin to pin.
Detail belt sew on the short side and fold in half crosswise so that the seam was inside. Attach the cut zone to cut the top of the skirt. How all the pins and prostrochite on a typewriter. Better to skirt close to the body, attach to the cut elastic braid and sew the narrow zigzag stitching.
Try on dress and adjust the skirt length. Cut off the excess. Edge treat overlong seam. Fold inside out once and stitch close to the edge. Dress can be worn to drape it in many different ways.
Skirt to dress convertible can be made not only flared, but direct style. In this case, get a wonderful option for cocktail dress or outfit for each day. To do this, the pattern of the pencil skirt. Apply to fabric and make some. Remove all the Darts and cuts and try the stitches out. This needs to be done to ensure that the skirt looked good on your figure.
Next, sew all the seams. Zautyuzhte them and sew to the skirt, tie and belt, as described above.

Advice 2: How to sew a pencil skirt without a pattern

Formfitting, narrowed skirt never goes out of fashion. This style has no age restrictions, suitable for women with any body shape, fits perfectly both in classical and in romantic style. It is also important that easily sew a pencil skirt can even aspiring mistress, not able to build patterns.
Pencil skirt


How to choose the material for the tapered skirt

Before you sew a pencil skirt, it is necessary to pay due attention to the choice of fabric. Choosing the right colors will help to emphasize the dignity and hide figure flaws. Thus, full women should choose a monochromatic fabric or with a small figure; soft, well-draped bright or shiny fabrics will only fit the young and slender girls.

If the pencil skirt is meant for evening walks, trips to restaurants, night clubs or on friendly parties, it is appropriate will look denim, velvet or brocade fabrics, artificial or genuine leather. Beginners to the needle, it is recommended to pay attention to quality knitwear.

How to sew a simple pencil skirt without a pattern

To sew a stylish and elegant skirt with your hands without the construction of the pattern, you will need a piece of knitted fabric, wide elastic band and any skirt with a good fit.

Knitted fabric is folded in half, face side inside, it features a skirt, acting as a sample pattern. Skirt round the outline with chalk and cut out leaving a small seam allowance. To model took the form of a pencil skirt slightly tauziat in the lower part so that the upper and lower cut tissue had almost the same width.

Fitting and shutdown

During the fitting, you must ensure that the skirt has a good fit, beautifully fitted through the hips, but not too tight buttocks. In this case, it is recommended on the back panel of the skirt to make a shallow tuck. Usually tuck in the hollows of the back, located on both sides of the spine.

The only smatyvay seam and stitch on the machine, if necessary, treating the fabric with a serger. From gum measure out a piece equal to the tight waist, and then connecting the cut edges machine stitching.

A ring of gum is combined with the upper seam pencil skirt, fix a few tailor's pins, namachivajut and stitch on the sewing machine using a zigzag seam. Then turn the elastic to the wrong side and point fix in several places.

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