Attaching the Pencil Skirt Lining includes:
Constructing the Lining
- Sewing the Lining to the Facing
- Sewing the Lining to the Back Vent
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
- 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
- Stitch the Lining to the skirt Back Vent sides
- The hem of the lining should end about 1/2″ from the skirt hem
- For reinforcement, you can stitch with a zigzag stitch about 1/4″ on the vent opening.
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.
Step 8: Finishing
- Lastly, install a hook and eye at the center back according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Congrats! You are done.
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