Sewing circle skirt. Tips and tricks.

Cutting a circle skirt black and white sketchSewing circle skirt is not a time consuming project, this makes it a popular choice for home sewers. There is only four techniques you have to be familiar with: how to sew a curved hem, insert a zipper, attach a waistband and cut a buttonhole.

1. Cutting circle skirt.

  • Cutting a circle skirt can be done in one, two or three pieces, depending on the design and fabric width. When fabric is wide enough it is done in one piece. Since there are no seams you  will have to  use a welt or exposed zipper method.Cutting a circle skirt in one piece
  • Continue reading Sewing circle skirt. Tips and tricks.

Seaside Dress Inspiration Board

I love this concept! It's got a mood of sea side holidays -  sunrise palette, stripes, drop waistline, full circle skirt and  even the version of  sailor collar! It's like old sailor dress has been given major overhaul.  My job is done! I hope fabrics and construction will do justice to my new Seaside Dress.

Seaside inspiration for the new dress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sailor collar variations

Drop waistline

Full circle skirt

Flounce

 

Sailor Collar 2

Going through the dress library, looking for the neckline ideas. In keeping with sea side theme I was considering the sailor collar. Non of the variations seems to work for what I have in mind. They are too rigid and formal looking, I want to fill the sea breath looking at them. Sailor collar 1 

Sailor-Collars-2


Recommended Reading: