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  • Publisher: Cico Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 10 October 2016
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782493709
  • Stock: 10 in stock
  • Size: 208x276 mm
  • Illustrations: 250
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £14.99
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A Beginner's Guide to Making Skirts


Learn how to make 24 different skirts from 8 basic shapes by Wendy Ward

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Book Description

All the techniques, clear step-by-step artworks and patterns you need to make 24 wonderful skirts Follow Wendy Ward’s tutorials to make a wide range of stylish skirts. From 8 basic shapes circle, A-line, stretch pencil, wrap, bubble, tailored pencil, front-opening and culottes you will learn the skills to make variations that have pockets, colour-blocking, gathers, ruching, darts and much more. All the basic techniques you will need are also explained, so you’ll feel confident with essentials like inserting zips, attaching waistbands, gathering, pleats, making buttonholes and adding linings. There are also handy hints and tips on how to take measurements and on choosing the right fabric.

About the Author

About Wendy Ward

Wendy Ward has a degree in Fashion Design, an MA in Design and is a fully qualified teacher. She started MIY Workshop in Brighton and sells her own-design sewing patterns. Wendy is also the author of A Beginner's Guide to Making Skirts, A Beginner's Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics, and Sewing Basics for Every Body, all published by CICO Books. Wendy now lives in Sheffield, UK. Visit her website www.miycollection.com.

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