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November .:. Leather // Vikisews Agnia

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Wow, it’s end of November already. I must confess this time it was a close one to finish my Sew Your Wardrobe Basics make. This month theme was leather /faux leather and I had planned to make a faux leather skirt for quite some time now. During the sewing process I remembered how much I dislike sewing faux leather… or maybe it was this one in particular, I don’t know. However, it took me forever to finish this simple skirt. In addition to that I like to knit a lot lately… new found hobby. 🙂 My Novice sweater is almost done and I hope to share it here soon.
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About my skirt:
fabric: faux leather (from my stash)
sewing pattern: Vikisews Agnia (Russian Version), Agnia Rock in English currently on sale
size: I chose the skirt pattern after my waist and hip measurements on the Vikisews website. The patterns run true to size.
fit: The skirt is quite fitted, but not tight.
alterations: I made no alterations to the pattern, but since I lost some weight I would take the side seams in around 1cm. That’s not because of the pattern, but because I didn’t want to buy the smaller size and print the pattern again. When I take in the side seams the skirt get’s shorter, too, so I would lengthen the skirt around 2cm, the next time I make it.
recommendation: I like the simple, but not basic shape of the skirt pattern, but this faux leather skirt is a bit wide. Next time I need to make some adjustments (the first time on Vikisews patterns). The instructions are great if you want to make a (faux) leather skirt, because the instructions include a lot of tipps for sewing leather. I’d like to make this skirt again, but with a wool fabric I have in my stash and I can recommend the pattern (in the correct size). 🙂

Tomorrow I’ll announce the last Sew Your Wardrobe Basics theme for 2021 and I hope to see you again here.
Have a great rest of the week.
Sincerely,

Stef

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