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example - #5023 Straight skirt with one-piece side seam

Difficulty: **

You will need: soft wool or silk; a zipper; 1 button; fusing.

Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.

When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.

Cutting :


1. Panel - 2 details
2. Flap - 4 details
3. Waistband - 1 detail


1. Panel - 2 details

Fusing: apply the fusing to wrong part of waistband and two flap details.


1. Sew front, back and side darts, press them to the center.

2. Overstitch the flap, turn it out and topstitch along the edge. Topstitch the flap on the front dart (so the dart would be fully under the flap).

3. Sew back middle seam between closure notch marks and vent marks. Sew the zipper in.

4. Sew front middle seam to slit mark. Press allowances apart.

5. 5. Press the hem to wrong side and sew. Press the vent one-piece facing (back left panel) lengthwise in half, wrong side inside, and sew it to hem. Sew the vent allowance's long side (back right panel) as narrow as possible. Topstitch back left panel upward diagonally, catching vent allowance.

6. Sew the seam into lining panel, tack pleas. Insert the lining into the garment, wrong sides together, and tack upper edges. Turn lining closure slit under and sew it to zipper braid.

7. Sew the waistband to garment upper edge, leaving ejecting allowance for closure at waistband back end. Overstitch waistband ends. Turn the waistband inner edges under and topstitch from right side strictly along joining seam. Make a buttonhole into waistband left end, sew the button on the right one.

8. Sew the lining hem and fix it near the vent.

Free sewing patterns (PDF) available for download

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