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digital extra-sharp pencil skirt sewing pattern

digital extra-sharp pencil skirt sewing pattern
Price: $12.95
Brand: Liesl + Co.
Item: OLV-LC022PS-D
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This classic, unlined pencil skirt will have you looking sharp whenever you wear it. The skirt includes side panels, a back yoke detail, and a back walking vent. View A is just-above-the-knee length with straight-cut side panels. View B ends just below the knee and features bias-cut side panels.

 

digital extra-sharp pencil skirt sewing pattern
  • Digital Patterns

    This style is provided as a digital layered PDF pattern that allows you to print only the size(s) that you need. It may be printed on both home printers (using either 8 1/2" x 11" or A4 paper) and at service bureaus that handle 36"-wide or A0 sheets. When you complete your order, you will be provided with a unique code to instantly download the pattern. See our digital product policy for full details.

    Description

    This classic, unlined pencil skirt will have you looking sharp whenever you wear it. The skirt includes side panels, a back yoke detail, and a back walking vent. Because it has no seams, the front panel allows use of almost any patterned fabric, including bold prints. View A is just-above-the-knee length with straight-cut side panels. View B ends just below the knee and features bias-cut side panels. Fit can be easily customized using the side-panel seams.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Suitable for light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like twill, canvas, linen, denim, wool suiting, and faux leather. Woven fabrics with some stretch are ideal for this style.

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, contrasting thread for topstitching (optional), 9" invisible zipper, lightweight woven fusible interfacing, 1 1/4 yards of 1/4" twill tape to stabilize the waistband, 1 1/2 yards of seam tape or ribbon to finish the hem.

    extra sharp pencil skirt sewing pattern

    Fabric Guide

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

     

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

     

    Finished Measurements

    size 0 2 4 6 8 10
    Waist 26 1/2" 27 1/2" 28 1/2" 29 1/2" 30 1/2" 31 1/2"
    Hip 36" 37" 38" 39" 40" 41"
    Length, View A 21 1/2" 21 3/4" 22" 22 1/4" 22 1/2" 22 3/4"
    Length, View B 23 1/2" 23 3/4" 24" 24 1/4" 24 1/2" 24 3/4"

     

    size 12 14 16 18 20
    Waist 33" 34 1/2" 36" 38" 40"
    Hip 42 1/2" 44" 45 1/2" 47 1/2" 49 1/2"
    Length, View A 23" 23 1/4" 23 1/2" 23 3/4" 24"
    Length, View B 25" 25 1/4" 25 1/2" 25 3/4" 26"

     

  • 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: (5 of 5) based on 7 reviews

    Best Pencil Skirt Pattern
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 11/21/2018
    I made two skirts with this pattern in a week. One in denim and the second in a navy/white geometric pattern. For the navy/white skirt I used the back of the fabric for the side panels. I had to use a 5/8" seam allowance on the sides because the smallest size was a little big for me. The side panels really do allow for a custom fit.
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    Perfect
    Reviewed by on 10/17/2018
    Beautifully drafted with good instructions.... made a summer version out of a stretch twill fabric. Will definitely become a tried and true pattern for me!
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    Classic lines; beautiful fit
    Reviewed by on 10/10/2018
    I’ve already made 2 versions and know I will return to this pattern again and again. The side panels are so flattering. So many possibilities! Another perfectly drafted pattern from the very talented Liesl.
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    beautiful and easy to work with
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 09/13/2018
    loved it in the muslin vesion planning many different variations... tweed for winter, sparkly for festivities... working on a interlock jersey version
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    Extra Sharp Pencil Skirt
    Reviewed by on 08/26/2018
    Another fabulous Liesl pattern. I love the way the skirt is shaped by the side panels rather than bulky gathers or darts at the waist. This gives a really smooth fit.
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    A-plus for the pencil skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/21/2018
    This is a fantastic pattern. I made my skirt from some stretch denim and it worked perfectly. The instructions are very clear, like all of Liesl's patterns. This is a wonderful basic. I'm planning to make another one soon!
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    extra sharp pencil skirt
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 05/09/2018
    This pattern was easy to sew and the pattern was a great fit and I really enjoy wearing it. The instructions were very easy to follow
    10 of 10 customers found this helpful.
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