Sew Cool, Sew Simple: Stylish Skirts

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Are you experiencing utter disappointment because you can't find the hottest new skirt in your size or favorite color? Or perhaps you're feeling complete shock at the price of the skirts in your favorite store? Here's the cure for these problems: make your own fabulous skirts from the hip designs in this Sew Cool, Sew Simple collection. Learn all the basics, such as choosing fabrics, preparing pattern pieces, and easy sewing techniques, including decorative stitching and embellishment. From a fitted skirt with a ...
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Are you experiencing utter disappointment because you can't find the hottest new skirt in your size or favorite color? Or perhaps you're feeling complete shock at the price of the skirts in your favorite store? Here's the cure for these problems: make your own fabulous skirts from the hip designs in this Sew Cool, Sew Simple collection. Learn all the basics, such as choosing fabrics, preparing pattern pieces, and easy sewing techniques, including decorative stitching and embellishment. From a fitted skirt with a flirty flounce to an asymmetrical skirt with mod exposed seams and a frayed hem, add your unique touches to make each garment your own.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781579907242
  • Publisher: Lark Books NC
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Series: Sew Cool, Sew Simple Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Guide to Stylish Skirt Making 10
Pick a pattern 11
Choose your fabric 15
Meet the Sewing Machine 18
Gather the Tools and Supplies 22
Learn to Sew! 25
Embellish Your Skirt 44
Use This Book 46
Anatomy of a Skirt 48
Icon Key 49
Runway Preview 50
Make a Skirt!
Polka Dot Perfection 52
Simply Stylish 56
Flirty Flounce 60
Easily Embellished 64
Intentionally Asymmetrical 68
Elegantly Edgy 72
Gloriously Gathered 76
Lusciously Layered 82
Sophisticated Simplicity 88
Artfully Arranged 94
Embellishment Techniques 100
Glossary 104
Metric Chart 106
Designer Biographies 107
Acknowledgments 108
Pattern Credits 109
Pattern Schematics 110
Index 112
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