A Beginner's Guide To Making Skirts
by Wendy Ward
Update your wardrobe with stylish skirts
From 8 basic shapes-circle, A-line, stretch pencil, wrap, bubble, tailored pencil, front-opening, and culottes-you will learn the skills to make skirts that have pockets, color blocking, gathers, ruching, darts and more. All the basic techniques are explained, so you'll feel confident with essentials like inserting zippers, attaching waistbands, gathering, pleats, making buttonholes and adding linings. There are also handy tips on how to take measurements and on choosing the right fabric. Skirts are the perfect first garment for beginner dressmakers, and there are some really simple designs here. So arm yourself with this book and some fabric and you'll be on your way to updating your wardrobe with unique skirts that are a perfect fit!
-Includes full-size patterns in a wide range of sizes, from US 4 to US 22
-Three full-size pull-out pattern sheets
-Skirts are relatively quick to make and you learn lots of techniques that can be applied to other garments
-Progress from simple skirts that can be made in an afternoon to more complex designs that are perfect for special occasions
About the Author
Wendy Ward is a regular contributor to Sewing World Magazine and her first book My Fashion Label about fashion design for kids was published in 2014. She lives in Brighton, UK.
Additional Book Details
|Release Date:||October 13, 2016|