Penelope pencil skirt: Cutting Instructions

Note

The number of back parts depends on whether you want a vent, or have moved the zipper to the back seam.
Either one of these options will require you to cut out two individual back parts. Otherwise the back is cut on the fold.
Due to this, the cutting list does not specify how many back parts to cut as the pattern options determine this.

Main Fabric

  • Cut 1 front part on fold.
  • Cut back part(s).
  • (Optional) Cut 1 waistband parts on the fold.

Lining Fabric (Optional)

  • Cut 1 front part on fold.
  • Cut back part(s).
Note

See Penelope Instructions to understand alterations to the front and back parts required for the lining.

Interfacing

  • Cut 1 waistband part on the fold.
Tip

When you cut out a piece on the fold, remember that the fold does not need to be in the middle of the fabric. Choosing the placement of your pieces wisely can greatly reduce the amount of fabric you need for your skirt.