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How do i sew a wrap skirt without pattern?

i am new to sewing...patterns makes me can i make a wrap skirt without patterns, a-line skirt and a boatneck top and boatneck dress ....all without patterns.....suggestions please!!

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Asked by FON at 10:13 PM on Apr. 3, 2011 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Google 'wrap skirt tutorial', 'a-line skirt tutorial', 'boatneck tutorial'.

    Then find the tuts that are easiest for you to understand. Lots of differnt styles/techniques. Got to find what works for you.

    Answer by desert_diva at 10:20 PM on Apr. 3, 2011

  • If you have any of those already then disassemble them and just kinda make mental notes of how it was put together. You could take pictures as well as you go along to remember how it's put together. When you have all the pieces of that garment disassembled then trace and cut it out of the material you want then put it back together.

    Answer by CABlonde at 10:20 PM on Apr. 3, 2011

  • If you are confused by patterns with detailed instructions, you may find it as confusing (if not more so) to try and make these garments without the guidance of these tools.

    IMO - You should try the pattern route again, but:

    1. Be sure you are starting with a pattern that is designed for beginners. The required skill level is written on the pattern
    envelope. If it doesn't say "Beginner" or "Easy", don't use it (yet).
    2. Read all the instructions before you begin, even before you buy the pattern. If it still seems confusing, look for
    something simpler.
    3. Take a sewing class for beginners. There are basic principals that you may not understand working from a video or
    written instructions. Having an expert with you will help.
    4. For your first projects, use materials that are easy to work with. Don't use stretchy, slippery, or easy to ravel fabrics.
    Stay away from fuzzy (nap), plaids and stripes.


    Answer by ss_mom at 11:32 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • Good Luck! :-D

    Answer by ss_mom at 11:33 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

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