Advice 1: How to sew a leather skirt

Leather skirt is indispensable in the autumn fashionista wardrobe. Popular in the ' 90s, the trend returned to the catwalks and has won the adoration of the "stars" of film and stage. Through this master class you will sew a leather circle skirt independently, without overpaying for the brand.
Not far behind the recognized idols and fashion bloggers, dressed in skirts of leather of all colors.

Materials and tools

Sew the circle skirt medium length is enough to have two meters cutting of the skin. In addition, you will need a lock "lightning" with a length of approximately 15 cm, consumables, and special silicone "foot" for sewing machines. The product made of leather or imitation leather does not require lining, but if you want you can buy satin or other lining fabric and stitch the petticoat.

To build a pattern, prepare a flipchart or roll of paper of suitable size, markers, chalk or soap to transfer the drawing. Not to be redundant "French" pins: they will fix the paper sample on the fabric.

Pattern circle skirt

Cut a paper square the size of the flap of tissue and fold in four. For the construction of the pattern need only two parameters: the waist and the desired length of the skirt. Will have to remember the school course of geometry to calculate the radius of waist girth. However, the calculation is simple and is carried out according to the formula: (+5cm) / 2 π (where π ≈ 3,14). Construct a circle with that radius with the center at the corner of the pattern, which is the center of the square.

Now, when you received the waist, put the desired length of the skirt from the rim and build another one, with a large radius. Cut the pattern and place it on the fabric. When you transfer you must add a seam 5 mm on each side.

A paper pattern is not necessary to build a whole, enough 1/4 of the circle, which you can then pin to four times the folded piece of fabric to cut out the circle skirt.

If you decide to complement your new dress with podobnikar, it is possible to tailor either the same way that the skirt, or patterned pencil skirt.

Tips for sewing skirts

The belt can be made as elastic and hard. Rigid belt need a strip of cloth 5 cm wide and of length equal to the girth of the waist seam. For this style you will also need to sew the zipper usually in the back.

If you want a circle skirt in a fashionable cut baby doll with belt is elastic, then, firstly, you will need more fabric, and secondly, the waist will need to add five or twenty or even twenty-five centimeters.

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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