I'm excited to host the Pencil Skirt Sew Along!  I'll be walking you through the sewing steps for a basic pencil skirt. It is a great beginner project, but all sewing levels are welcome to join and contribute!

You'll receive a FREE Pencil Skirt Pattern and weekly emails with step by step instructions!

This skirt is a fun and fairly quick project.  It features:

  • 2 darts on the front
  • 2 darts on the back
  • Invisible zipper
  • Facing
  • Back Vent with Mitered Hem
  • Lining


Your style options are unlimited. Take a look of the pictures in the Pencil Skirt Tutorial, I'm sure you'll find your inspiration to sew a cute skirt.

Join our MHS Sewing Facebook Group and share pictures of your skirt progress.  You can also ask questions! we all like to help each other.

Here is the sew-along badge, you can put this on your blog if you’d like!  Right-click the image and save it to your computer. Use this one to find all of the Pencil Skirt Sew-Along posts quickly and easily.

Once the sew-along is complete, we’ll get to share our skirts with each other!

If you're sewing along, I'd love to see and share your pencil skirts! Please share if you'd like, by tagging me on Instagram (@myhandmadespace) or on Twitter (@MyHandmadeSpace). You can use the hashtags #mhspatterns and #mhspencilskirt. If you are not on either of those, you could always email pics to me at sewyourtv@yahoo.com.

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Pencil Skirt

Join this sewing adventure as you sew a Pencil Skirt tailored to your shape and style. You'll receive a FREE Pattern and weekly emails with step by step instructions!

Pencil Skirt Sew Along Blog Posts

Fabric for Pencil Skirts
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Fabric for Pencil Skirts: We suggest medium weight woven fabrics (they can have some stretch). Some examples are crepe, medium-weight cottons such as twill, linen, cotton/linen blends, denim or even suiting fabrics. Consider when you plan... Read More

Free Pencil Skirt Pattern
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This FREE Pencil Skirt Pattern is for a lined skirt with two darts on front and two darts on back. The waist is finished with facings and it has an invisible zipper and a slit. The pattern... Read More

Pencil Skirt Construction Part 1
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Pencil Skirt Construction Part 1 includes: Sewing the darts Installation of the Invisible Zipper Sewing the side seams Step 1: Sewing the Darts Make a small cut on your fabric to mark the dart notches. Awl punch... Read More

Pencil Skirt Construction Part 2
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Pencil Skirt Construction Part 2 includes: Constructing the Facing Back Vent with Mitered Hem   Step 4: Constructing the Facing Stitch the Front Facing to the Back Facings side seams.  You’ll have a one rounded Facing Piece. If... Read More

Pencil Skirt Lining With Mitered Hem
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Attaching the Pencil Skirt Lining includes: Constructing the Lining Sewing the Lining to the Facing Sewing the Lining to the Back Vent Finishing   Step 5: Constructing the Lining Stitch front to back together at... Read More

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