Ruby Dress: Fabric & Supplies

  Welcome to the Ruby Dress Sew Along!   The Ruby Dress is very versatile.  You can dress up or down depending on the fabric that you use.  Your fabric options for this dress are unlimited.  I suggest medium weight … Read More

Pencil Skirt Lining With Mitered Hem

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 the sides Stitch the back … Read More

Pencil Skirt: Cutting & Preparing Your Fabric

In this post you’ll find instructions to cut and prepare your fabric to sew the Pencil Skirt.  The MHS pencil skirt pattern has only 4 pattern pieces: Skirt Front, Skirt Back, Front Facing, and Back Facing.   Fitting Before cutting … Read More

Free Pencil Skirt Pattern

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 is available in US Sizes … Read More

Fabric for Pencil Skirts

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 on wearing your skirt while … Read More