SEWING COMPANION LIBRARY
Easy Guide to
1 Which Skirt
Anyone can sew a skirt, so if you're just learning, a skirt is the
perfect starting point. You can get the color, style, and fit you
want, and the length that's exactly right for you.
The number of choices in the pattern books may seem
overwhelming at first, but there are really only a few skirt styles
and silhouettes to choose from. In this chapter, you'll learn how to
determine which styles work best on your figure and which styles
and fabrics are best for your skill level.
A simple style and a beautiful fabric are the best combination for
fast, easy, and successful sewing Uust look at the skirts in any
Calvin Klein collection). When you want to make a skirt quickly,
stay at or just below your skill level and use the techniques and
details that you've mastered. If you want to stretch your limits,
choose skirts with some new element-a different zipper
application, a more fitted style, or a more challenging fabric.
The more difficult and time-consuming skirts to sew are those
that are fitted at the waist, high hip, and full hip, or that