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02/2012 Stretch Pencil Skirt

Added Feb 10, 2012

by burda style ...

Munich, Germany






Stretch Jersey Pencil Skirt with back zipper. For light- colored, transparent fabrics, such as that used for this style, sew the skirt with a double layer of fabric. For dark fabrics, use only a single layer of fabric.

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Material Notes

Single layer of fabric: Stretch jersey, width: 160 cm (63 ins), length: 1.00 m (1 1/8 yd) for all sizes.
Double layer of fabric: Stretch jersey, width: 160 cm (63 ins) length: 1.50 m (1 3/4 yd)

Vilene/Pellon G 785. 1 separating two-way zip, 70 cm (28 ins) long.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic

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    Mar 14, 2014, 07.28 AMby maggiemc

    Gorgeous and sexy!

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    Jul 7, 2012, 03.06 AMby yczhxaau3496

    very very sexy

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    Apr 14, 2012, 07.22 PMby Ladynofa

    Can any one tell me how to cut the squer parts of the skirt

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    Apr 4, 2012, 01.12 PMby 4personnen

    As for the zipper onto jersey, an old lady told me to add a layer of sticky take or to hand sew a thin strip of light paper to prevent to jersey to wobble. You just have to sew the paper-jersey sandwich to the zipper. The paper should be easy to remove once the two parts are sewed. I need to try! Hope it helps…

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    Mar 13, 2012, 04.14 PMby Elizabeth Defrain-Krausche


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    Feb 17, 2012, 02.06 AMby alispanali

    love this but am making it and the zipper is a nightmare!!! there are no instructions or tips on how to get a zipper into jersey without it going all wibbly wolbbly!!! augh! and im not a novice! I have done it with a zig zag stitch, a straight one, with interfacing, without. im giving up and doing it without the zipper at all.. ill save the zipper for a non stretch fabric skirt…… unless anyone is a jersey zip genius?

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      Feb 21, 2012, 02.33 AMby ToastyKnitsandSews

      I’ve done a narrow band of twill tape along the seam allowance of a stretch twill before to keep it neat. I’m not sure it would work with jersey, especially if it’s thinner. Maybe try it on a swatch?

      I honestly think it would be just as cute without the zipper as well.

      Good luck!

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      Mar 31, 2012, 03.16 AMby bootycrewqueen

      If it’s jersey and stretches I would skip the zipper. I know how hard it is just to sew on jersey sometimes. I would not even attempt to put a zipper on jersey. You poor thing-that’s a nightmare alright. I have been there too many times hehe.Anyway’s just thinking- you may be able to omit the zipper and just continue the seam. The waistband does/can have a button and I bet it will stretch enough to pull on.

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    Feb 16, 2012, 09.23 PMby shereebee

    Love the design lines of this skirt. Might just have to make it!

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    Feb 14, 2012, 10.41 PMby swankypot

    LOVE this. The back zipper adds edginess to a classic cut.

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