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example - #5088 Three-seam skirt preview - #5088 Three-seam skirt

Difficulty: *

Recommended fabrics: wool or semi-wool, combined suit material.

You will need: suit material; companion lining; fusible interfacing; 1 zipper; 1 button.

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.



1. Front panel - 1 folded detail
2. Back panels - 2 details
3. Waistband - 1 detail


1. Front panel - 1 folded detail
2. Back panel - 2 details

Fusible interfacing: waistband.


1. Strengthen the waistband with fusible interfacing (press thermal interfacing on the wrong side with hot iron).

2. Sew back central seam between slit marks. Press slit edges into wrong side.

3. Sew zipper under waistline edge so that to hide teeth.

4. Sew darts and side seams.

5. Sew darts and seams into lining. Pull lining into fabric skirt wrong sides together and tack waistlines. Sew closure allowance to zipper band.

6. Sew waistband and waistline right sides together. Leave closure allowance at back right end. Sew waistband ends. Fold under the seam allowance of the open waistband edge overlapping the joining seam and topstitch closely along the edge. Work a button holes into left end, sew button to right one.

7. Undersew the skirt. Sew slit allowance to hem. Undersew the lining hem so that lining was 2 cm (6/8") shorter than fabric skirt. Fold the hem tucking under and sew to slit allowance.

Free sewing patterns (PDF) available for download

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