Learn to Sew Part 3: Patch Pocket Denim Skirt
Welcome to Part 3 of our Learn to Sew series! Today we're building on our skills to create a classic skirt.
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This chic A-line skirt is given an eye-catching twist with its large patch pockets.
You Will Need
- 1.5-2m medium-weight woven fabric such as cotton or denim
- 50cm medium-weight fusible interfacing
- 9” concealed zipper
- co-ordinating thread
- Pattern templates
How to Choose Fabric
This pattern calls for a medium-weight woven fabric, but what does that mean for you? How do you find something that will work for this skirt? Don't worry, it's pretty straightforward!
Here's our handy guide to matching dressmaking fabrics to sewing patterns!
Not sure where to go to buy good-quality fabric? Check out our sewing shop directory where you'll be able to find a whole range of fabulous online dressmaking shops.
Your Pattern Templates
Need a refresher on working with PDF patterns? Take a look back at parts 1 and 2 of this series.
Seam allowance of 1.5cm is included unless otherwise stated.
Finish all raw edges with a zigzag stitch or on an overlocker
Sew the darts in the front and back skirt.