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Skirt-a-Day Sewing: Create 28 Skirts for a Unique Look Every Day
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Design and sew your own fabulously stylish skirts. In this fun guide, Nicole Smith shows you how to draft a pattern for a custom fit and shape it into one of four basic silhouettes: wrap, straight, flared, and high-waisted. Each skirt can then be easily redesigned into seven distinct looks — one for each day of the week. Suitable for beginners and expert sewers alike, Skirt-a-Day Sewing will inspire you to express your unique personal style as you stitch up great new pieces for your wardrobe.

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Introduction

 

Chapter 1 - Gear Up

Sewing Tool Kit: Stock up on the essentials

Pressing Tool Kit: Key Items for precision ironing

Patternmaking Tool Kit: What you need to have on hand

 

Chapter 2 - Construction Zone

Fabric Know-How: Navigating the material world

Pressing Matters: Getting the best results from your iron

What's the Deal with Interfacing? The inside story

Hand Stitches: For fine touches a machine just can't handle

Seams Your Way: Join your pieces with style

Adding the Details: Shape your skirts with ease

Closing Time: Sew great-looking closures

The Bottom Line: Master hems for a pro finish

 

Chapter 3 - Draft Your Own Custom Patterns

Body Measurements: Great patterns start with accurate measurements

Draft a Customized Skirt Sloper: The building block for your own designs

Basic Sloper Design Variations: Get started with designing

Finishing Up: What to add before you start sewing

Using Your Sloper: How to make the skirts in this book

 

Chapter 4 - Wrap Skirts - Draft the Basic Pattern

Spot On Wrap

Pocket Change

Spring-Loaded Wrap

Double-Time Wrap

Strong Suit

Quick Draw

Frill Seeker Wrap

 

Chapter 5 - Straight Skirts - Draft the Basic Pattern

Twiggy

Great Scot

High Definition

Block Party

New Wave

Super Fly

Velvet Crush

 

Chapter 6 - Flared Skirts - Draft the Basic Pattern

Girlie Show

Lone Star

Line-by-Line

Heavy Metal

Piece Gathering

New Twist

Violet Femme

 

Chapter 7 - High-Waisted Skirts - Draft the Basic Pattern

Jazz Age

Coney Island

French Toast

Happy Hour

Nip and Tuck

Hit the Sack

Tough Luxe