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100 Acts of Sewing Skirt No 1 sewing pattern

By 100 Acts of Sewing

€18.45
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Molde de costura em 8 tamanhos diferentes (XS a 4XL) de uma saia com cintura elástica de execução muito simples. Pode ser costurada em tecidos leves ou de peso médio. Ideal para principiantes.

O molde inclui instruções em Inglês para a confecção da peça. Ver mais abaixo as quantidades de tecido necessárias para cada tamanho.

100 Acts of Sewing é o nome do projecto da criadora norte-americana Sonya Philips.

English:

Skirt No. 1 is a slightly flared bias cut skirt that hits just below the knee. This is an extremely wearable garment is simple to sew and sure to become a favorite in your handmade wardrobe.
An instruction booklet walks you through the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, to inserting the elastic waistband. The pattern is printed on bond paper, with eight nested sizes.
 
Measurments (your body size):
XS waist: 26 in (66 cm) hips: 36 in (91 cm)
S waist: 30 in (76 cm) hips: 40 in (102 cm)
M waist: 34 in (86 cm) hips: 44 in (112 cm)
L waist: 38 in (96 cm) hips: 48 in (122 cm)
XL waist: 42 in (107 cm) hips: 52 in (132 cm)
2XL waist: 46 in (117 cm) hips: 56 in (142 cm)
3XL waist: 50 in (127 cm) hips: 60 in (152 cm)
4XL waist: 54 in (137 cm) hips: 64 in (163 cm)

Recommended fabric:
Mid-weight plain weave fabric, such as linen, cotton, or natural fiber blend.

Yardage requirements:
45 inch (114 cm) wide fabric all sizes: 2.5 yards (2.3 m)
60 inch (152 cm) wide fabric sizes XS - 2X: 1.5 yards (1.4 m); 3X- 4X 2.5 yards (2.3 m).

Making clothing is a conscious choice; it is an investment of time over convenience. The creation of a functional garment, engenders self-sufficiency and happiness. Since it is perilous to compare what one makes to the immutable perfection of store-bought, in sewing for oneself it is the work itself, and the recognition of flaws and gradual achievement of better skills as part of that work, that produces satisfaction. (...) Clothing is an elemental part of day-to-day life, offering both protection and adornment. It is also bound up with ideas of culture and the body. Alternately encouraged by and excoriated by the media, women in the US forge a deep discontent with their bodies that leads many on a constant search for clothes that alter appearance. In response to an ever-varying trend to either conceal or reveal, women go through a series of manipulations of their bodies through clothing under the rubric of “fashion.” Sewing is a way to return to a more primary mode of expression, which a person can choose to follow or create their own style. Within just a single dress pattern, there are endless permutations through the variables of fabric, be it fiber content, color, or print. The resulting garment is unique and acts to place a stamp of individuality in a uniform world: it is a display of a person's skill as well as their taste. Handmade has an authenticity, where each choice is deliberate, from how cloth is cut to the color of thread. In this way a bespoke garment becomes a truly reflective canvas.
Sonya Philips

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