Video: How to Sew an Embellished Pencil Skirt
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In episode 502 of the sewing television show It’s Sew Easy, Threads Editor Sarah McFarland demonstrates how to create the beautiful embellished skirt seen in “Trim Treatment” from SewStylish Spring 2013. For this easy-to-make project, striped fabric was used because it acts as a guide for trim placement. Watch as she shows you how to adapt a basic straight skirt pattern to remove the side seams, sew on the trim, and how to add a stylish exposed zipper. As a bonus, you can download a printable copy of the article “Trim Treatment” and refer to it as you follow along.