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Another Jersey Pencil Skirt

Added Jul 9, 2014

by claudinka

Vienna, Austria






Funny enough I am tempted to sew jersey skirts over and over again. I just love them. They are comfy and still have the impression of femininity.

That is burdastyle 5/2012, no.113C.

I did some waist adjustments directly at the pattern. Having sewn the side seams I realized that the waist was still way too wide. So I had to narrow it down some more. That seemed strange, the waist must be something around a 34 now – the hips are still the usual 42 I have. I think that was due to the very stretchable fabric I used and will probably work out differently with another fabric.

The sewing was not difficult, but it took more time than I expected – thanks to all of these pleats. In the beginning I was confused about how sewing them together and ironing them. Burdastyle suggests to iron them up, but I had the impression that that would have brought another result on the fall of the pleats compared to the pictures. I decided to iron them down. I also made it a bit shorter, it would have been too long for my Impression and not very flattering on me.

I also used my serger for the first time – uh, I have true and professional looking finishing inside my garment, wow!

I am happy with the outcome, as I said I love Jersey skirt and one more is nothing bad ;-)

Material Notes

lightweight, very stretchable jersey fabric




Garment Type

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    Jul 16, 2014, 03.09 PMby nrobson

    Terrific pencil! ;)

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    Jul 10, 2014, 09.03 AMby Kasiorist

    Very nice skirt, thanks for reminding me about that pattern, turns out perfect!

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      Jul 12, 2014, 01.12 PMby claudinka

      Thanks. Yes, you should give it a try.

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    Jul 10, 2014, 05.56 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great skirt! It looks amazing on you! :)

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      Jul 12, 2014, 01.11 PMby claudinka

      Oh thank you, how nice of you!

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    Jul 9, 2014, 08.26 PMby IDia

    I LOVE pencil skirts! Your ITS just so beautifull!!

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      Jul 12, 2014, 01.11 PMby claudinka

      Thanks. And yes, I LOVE them, too.

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