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digital city stroll wrap skirt sewing pattern

digital city stroll wrap skirt sewing pattern
Price: $12.95
Brand: Liesl + Co.
Item: OLV-LC014CS-D
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This simple wrap skirt has great style. It includes pockets, a curved hem, and a hem facing that makes for a clean and elegant finish. You’ll love how this extremely versatile skirt dresses up or down.

 

digital city stroll wrap skirt sewing pattern
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    Description

    This simple wrap skirt has great style. It includes pockets, a curved hem, and a hem facing that makes for a clean and elegant finish. (The hem facing is also a great place to add a pop of contrast color.) The invisible closure on the skirt is made with buttons. You’ll love how this extremely versatile skirt dresses up or down.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Suitable for light- to medium-weight woven fabrics with moderate drape like chambray, lightweight canvas, sateen, twill, wool suiting, crepe, and brocade. Use self fabric or a lightweight lining fabric for the pocket bag and hem facing.

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, four 1/2" or 5/8" buttons (or three buttons and one large hook and eye), and lightweight woven fusible or sew-in interfacing. Optional: In place of making the hem facing, you can use 1" single-fold bias binding or 1/2" double-fold bias binding. (If you use packaged bias binding, you will only need a piece of lining approximately 12" long by 20" wide for the pocket facing instead of the suggested amount of fabric for the facings.)

    city stroll wrap skirt sewing pattern

    Fabric Guide

    size 0 2 4 6 8 10
    Fabric A, 44" Fabric 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards
    Fabric B, 44" Fabric* 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard
    Fabric A, 58" Fabric 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard
    Fabric B, 58" Fabric* 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard

     

    size 12 14 16 18 20
    Fabric A, 44" Fabric 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards
    Fabric B, 44" Fabric* 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard
    Fabric A, 58" Fabric 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards
    Fabric B, 58" Fabric* 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard

    * Pocket lining and hem facing.

     

    Finished Measurements

    size 0 2 4 6 8 10
    Waist 27 1/2" 28 1/2" 29 1/2" 30 1/2" 31 1/2" 32 1/2"
    Hip 37" 38" 39" 40" 41" 42"
    Length* 17 1/2" 17 3/4" 18" 18 1/4" 18 1/2" 18 3/4"

     

    size 12 14 16 18 20
    Waist 34" 35 1/2" 37" 39" 41"
    Hip 43 1/2" 45" 46 1/2" 48 1/2" 50 1/2"
    Length* 19" 19 1/4" 19 1/2" 19 3/4" 20"

    * Measured from center back.

     

  • English System
    Pattern
    Size
    Bust
    (in.)
    Natural Waist
    (in.)
    Dropped Waist
    (in.) *
    Hips
    (in.)
    0 32 1/2" 25" 27" 35"
    2 33 1/2" 26" 28" 36"
    4 34 1/2" 27" 29" 37"
    6 35 1/2" 28" 30" 38"
    8 36 1/2" 29" 31" 39"
    10 37 1/2" 30" 32" 40"
    12 39" 31 1/2" 33 1/2" 41 1/2"
    14 40 1/2" 33" 35" 43"
    16 42" 34 1/2" 36 1/2" 44 1/2"
    18 44" 36 1/2" 38 1/2" 46 1/2"
    20 46" 38 1/2" 40 1/2" 48 1/2"

    * Measured 1 1/2" below natural waist

     

    Metric System
    Pattern
    Size
    Bust
    (cm)
    Natural Waist
    (cm)
    Dropped Waist
    (cm) *
    Hips
    (cm)
    0 83 64 69 89
    2 85 66 71 92
    4 88 69 74 94
    6 90 71 76 97
    8 93 74 79 99
    10 95 76 81 102
    12 99 80 85 106
    14 103 84 89 109
    16 107 88 93 113
    18 112 93 98 118
    20 117 98 103 123

    * Measured 4 cm below natural waist

     

  • Average rating: (4.8 of 5) based on 12 reviews

    Quick and fun, with a professional look!
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 11/10/2016
    I just finished my first City Stroll Skirt. I must say: I am very satisfied with this sewing project, very proud of the result and it was very fun sewing this skirt. I really enjoyed how it all came together. It is easy to sew, not time consuming at all, but still looks so professional and neat! Like all the other reviewers already mentioned. It is all true. The only "hint" I have is: chose a fabric with at least a little drape and not too much "stand". Drape is much better for this pattern than too "sturdy" and heavy fabrics - I believe. It also might help as this is a "wrap skirt" which, naturally, opens a bit when you are sitting with it. I will definitely make a second one.
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    Very smart and easy to sew
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 10/24/2016
    I made a muslin before I sewed this skirt as being a pear-shape I tend to find waists are too large if I go for a size based on my hip measurements. I marked the muslin with sizes for size 14 to size 10 and went for a size 12 which I then blended to a 10 from hips to waist and I also took out the pockets (they tend to 'scrumple-up' on me) and added 2" to the length. I'm 5'6" and adding 2" took the length at the longest point to my just sitting on my knees. The skirt came out looking lovely, like shop bought, and fits very well and looks very smart when worn. I will definitely be making more in a variety of fabrics/lengths in the future for both work/casual wear. I may even put the pockets back in! Please can you do a tutorial for adding lining or recommend a method for doing so for winter skirts?
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    Successful sew!
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 10/04/2016
    I am returning to garment sewing after many years and my confidence level is not high. I have made a small handful of garments so far and my City Stroll skirt is so far the most successful, I think. The pdf pattern was easy to put together and the instructions were intuitive and helpful. Some things I like: I was able to squeeze the skirt out of a small amount of fabric, there are crisp elements like the faced hem as well as comfort elements like pockets, it came together pretty quickly. This is the only garment I've made so far that doesn't scream "homemade!" and I feel amazing in it. I'm not quite 5'2 so if I put the waistband at my actual waist the unmodified skirt length is probably a bit long on me but I like the skirt hitting in those two places. I don't know what the technical name is for the thrifted fabric I used - I would call it "a soft, bottom weight linen-like cotton". I've already cut out my second skirt and I am also eager to try other patterns from this company. I am truly grateful for the great instructions and the great information.
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    fantastic skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/21/2016
    Great pattern. Very versatile. Turned out incredibly flattering. Also wonderfully variable with different lengths and fabrics. Very practical in allowing movement without being revealing. I started my second one within minutes of finishing the first :)
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    Les jolis détails-Lovely details
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 03/05/2016
    C'est toujours un plaisir de coudre un patron Oliver+s. Taille impeccable, poches parfaites, et si tout est facile à coudre ( peu de pièces, rien de trop technique), les details sont soignés. Vivement une traduction en Français !

    It's always such a pleasure to sew Oliver+s.
    Fits perfectly, pockets ( oh! pockets! )... If it's an easy to sew pattern, they don't forget nice details.
    I do wish for a French translation one of this days !
    2 of 2 customers found this helpful.
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    Lovely and easy to sew
    Reviewed by on 10/31/2015
    I made this skirt in a size 10 for my teenage daughter for the recent forum monochrome project. I originally made the 8 but felt it didn't quite come over at the front right so sizing up proved to be successful. She loves it and is comfortable in it. It is just the right length on my her tall slender figure. I would lengthen if you find it too short - it is very easy to do. This style will suit any age, young old or inbetween. I plan to make it again soon.
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    Great skirt pattern
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 10/03/2015
    Pattern is nicely drafted and the instructions make for a nicely finished skirt. The skirt is pretty easy to put together and so would be great for beginners.
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    Easy to sew, easy to wear
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 07/24/2015
    This pattern is excellent. The skirt comes together really easily and the end product looks very professional. It is comfortable and easy to wear and the roomy pockets have plenty of space for a cell phone, tissues or a small purse.
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    Simple yet versatile
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 07/13/2015
    I made the skirt this weekend. Instructions were very clear and easy to follow, in fact the construction is very simple. The skirt looks smart even though I made it in chambray. I expect I will be making some more of these. I had to concentrate to do the 1/2" seam allowances.
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    Great Pattern
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 07/05/2015
    I've made this skirt twice and it's the homemade garment that I get the most compliments on when I wear!
    4 of 4 customers found this helpful.
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    well-written pattern.
    Reviewed by on 06/17/2015
    I am 5' 7" and size 14. It is a little short for work but is fine for casual wear. I plan to make a few more as I am more comfortable in skirts than shorts during the summer.
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    Love this skirt!
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 06/12/2015
    I just finished sewing this skirt. I am 5'0" and the skirt in size 8 sews up at a nice length for me, not too short. I made it up in a navy cotton gabardine which is a bit heavier weight and it feels great. The waist fits very well and it is nicely finished with the hem facing. The next time I plan to lengthen the pattern and make it longer in a wool for wearing in the fall with boots. It is a delight to sew, quick to finish. I love the way this pattern works up.
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