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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 the sides
  • Stitch the back seam between the notches (below zipper to back vent)
  • Turn up the hem  1,2″ twice and Stitch (it’s going to be a 1/2″ double fold)

 

Step 6: Sewing the Lining to the Back Vent

  • Cut a diagonal line in the back vent opening seam allowance (1/2″)
    • The red line is the stitching line

back-vent-cut

 

  • Pin the Right Side of the Lining upside down to Wrong Side of the Skirt upside up.
  • Stitch the Lining Back Vent opening to the Skirt Back Vent Seam Allowance
    • Stitch each side to the back seam
  • Turn and Press the Lining upside up

pencil skirt lining with mitered hem

 

  • Stitch the Lining to the skirt Back Vent sides
    • The hem of the lining should end about 1/2″ from the skirt hem

pencil skirt lining with mitered hem

  • For reinforcement, you can stitch with a zigzag stitch about 1/4″ on the vent opening.

 

pencil skirt lining with mitered hem

Back vent from the right side

 

Step 7: Sewing the Lining to the Facing

  • Pin and Stitch the lining to the Facing, matching center front and side seams
    • Pleat the dart excess (You don’t need to sew the dart)
  • Fold the Facing wrapping the zipper and Stitch about 1/4″ from the Zipper.

pencil skirt lining

pencil skirt lining with mitered hem

Step 8: Finishing

  • Lastly, install a hook and eye at the center back according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Press

 

Congrats! You are done.

 

These are skirts that I made with this pattern!

Pencil Skirt

 

Pencil Skirt

 

 

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Happy Sewing,

Anabelle

 

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