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How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure

Threads #178, April/May 2015

Making a skirt that flatters your form is easier than you think. This article from Threads #178 (April/May 2015) by Kelly Tygert has all the info you need to do just that.

Basic skirts are easy to sew and fit, but it can be difficult to select a figure-flattering pattern. Why go through the trouble of sewing a pattern and realizing it’s not for you when you can create a custom style? I’ll show you how adding a contoured waistband to a basic skirt pattern can create attractive silhouettes for a variety of body types. For the purpose of this article, I’ve chosen four general figure types to illustrate how to create flattering skirts.

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