Selene was released on Tuesday, and we are completely overwhelmed with your response. Thank you! In celebration, here is a collection of all things skirts.
Enjoy some of our most helpful tutorials, vintage inspiration, and skirt stories, to get you inspired to sew up a skirt this weekend.
- A Brief History of the Pencil Skirt – from The Maker’s Atelier
- Introducing Selene: Modern fit, classic style
- Tutorial: Creating a lined lapped zipper
- 5 Ways to Handstitch a Hem: Get a nearly invisible finish
- Some inspiring vintage details you will want to add to your next skirt
- Tutorial: How to sew piping in a seam (Tip! Selene looks great with piping)
- Conquering the Welt: Learn how to sew single and double welts, plus common variations. By David Page Coffin.
- How to sew an overlay: Add sheer layers over bold florals to create a look reminiscent of vintage cocktail gowns
- How to avoid some common fabric problems
- Tutorial: Making thread belt loops (and 3 ways to use them) with Nancy Zieman
- Easy Belt Loops (in case you want even more belt loop action)
- More than just slips! 7 things women have worn under their skirts throughout history
- Strong and Pretty Pockets: Reinforce your pockets with decorative machine stitches or vintage techniques
- Tutorial: Thread Chains Two Ways
- How to choose the best lining fabric – add some zing!
- A history of hemlines
For more links every week, you can follow us on Twitter, where we’re always posting interesting tidbits and discussions.