Inspired by my lust for tropical palm print fabric and flared trousers! I haven't worn flares in around 10 years. I'm a straight up skinny's kinda gal, but this summer it's the only item I'm really lusting after.
This skirt was meant to have a center back zip along with side seam pockets. Instead I put the two together and combined the zip into the side seam pocket and thought I would share with you how I did it or basically winged it ;)
What You should Know First:
This is easier than it looks all you need to do is be able to insert an invisible zip.
The waist band was faced but I found it easier to attach the facing once the zip was in place.
This skirt also had lining but the lining fabric is treated as a single layer with the fashion fabric. Prep:
Prior to inserting the zip and pockets and treating the lining and fabric as one layer, I made sure both side seams were over-locked Construction Tips: These are by no means a definite way to do this, just the way I did it.
1. Pocket pieces should be kept separate, which makes it easier to place on the the skirt.
2. Taking the one pocket piece (Ignore that I have two in the pic) I lined it up on the right side of the skirt, with the correspondin…