The Bastille Scottish skirt

The Scottish trend is invited to the start of the school year to make room for checkered prints! We give a British air to its wardrobe with the prints of the season with green, fir, Bordeaux, Marine and their large traditional tiles. To enhance the print, nothing better than a small trapezoid skirt as classic as it is desirable.

We have prepared you the start -up tutorial to succumb gently in the English spirit and the tiles. Discover our selection of Scottish fabrics Perfect for making our Bastille trapeze skirt on Saint Peter's coupons, 3 meters at 30 €. Follow the steps and make your trendy and perfect trapeze skirt in 1 hour to go back to the seam!




Create your skirt boss

1. You will create your skirt pattern according to your size and length length. For checkered fabrics, the fabric cutting step is essential to obtain pretty fittings during the seam.
Fold your fabric in half in the direction of the Laize, taking care to align the tiles in your fabric. Draw with pins or a tailor chalk, the dimensions of your skirt according to the diagram below.
Your waist tower will allow you to define the width of your skirt: size tower /4 = width of your skirt on the pattern. We have chosen to make a skirt 50cm high, but you can have this length adapted according to your desires. Expand the base of your skirt by adding 15cm to your waist; You can also enlarge the trapeze shape if you wish.
Once this shape has been drawn, add the seam margins of 1cm all around and 3cm for the hem at the bottom of the skirt and cut.

2. Once your in front of skirts cut out from the fabric, place it on your fabric folded in half to cut the same shape while respecting the alignment of the tiles of your fabric.

3. Draw and cut the samples of the skirt by taking up the top of the skirt on 8cm high. You get 2 pieces for the skirt and 2 pieces for the facing.
If your fabric is too fluid, you can cut a strip of thermocollant for your two facial parts and heat -make them to ensure better rendering.

4. Assemble place against the left side of your 2 facing.

5. Surfile with a zigzag point of your sewing machine, or a overwhelming, the bottom of your previously assembled facing to prevent the fabric from getting tos.

The installation of the invisible closure

6. Take your invisible closure and pin it on the top of your skirt. Set up the pressing foot for closing on your sewing machine. Sew as close as possible to the teeth of the invisible closure over fifteen centimeter in height.

7. Do the same for the other side in parallel, taking care to align the fittings.

8. Check that your invisible closure is almost invisible and go to the next step!

Skirt assembly

9. You will assemble the sides of your skirt, taking care to make fittings. For this, we have a little tip, you need to pin your fabric along the lines of your pattern.

10. Then check on the other side of your fabric that the pins are well along the lines as well.

11. Do the same and pin the two sides of the skirt against the place, then sew 1cm from the edge. You can also surface with a zigzag point along your previous sewing to prevent your fabric from getting tos.

12. Assemble the facing your skirt, pinning along your size. Be careful to align the side seam of your facing and your skirt. Sew 1cm all along the size of your skirt, as well as on the sides of your invisible closure.

13. Return your skirt and check if your facing does not bother the opening of your invisible closure.
You can make a few points by hand to keep your facing inside the skirt.

14. Make the hem of your skirt, withdrawing once 1cm and 2cm and sew along the withdrawal.
Your Scottish skirt is ready for your prettiest fall look!


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