here are the last steps of the flap skirt, which are twice as much photos as planned because I had some unpicking to do 😉
You can find the other parts here.
now I sewed the buttons on the back of the waistband, equally close to the centre back, also sewed the buttons on the flap
then I picked up a big fabric-rest and cut 2 strips, 8cm wide and the length from waist over the shoulders to the flap buttons plus a few cm.
then I pinned them in half
sewed, but left 5cm open in each seam, and then ironed that way that the seam is in the middle of one side
now I drew triangles on the ends
and cut the seam allowance
now I turned the right side out through that 5cm I left open
my straps all ironed
now I closed that last 5cm by hand stitching
and made marks where I wanted my buttonholes to be, also on the waistband-ends
I sewed the buttonholes on one side of each strap and the waistband-endings
I used those buttonholes on the back
and tried it on. the straps were a little to long and went about 3cm over my buttons
so I unpicked a few cm of the seam again close to those ends without buttonholes
turned the end left side out
and drew and sewed another triangle at the right length
and cut the fabric close to the new seam, then turned the right side out again, closed the seam and sewed the buttonholes
now I double folded my hem inwards, pinned and sewed, which took quite a while because its a long hem line
now I put the skirt on again and marked where the buttons for the waistband-endings should be and sewed the buttons in place
and the skirt is finished! I really like wearing it and a bonus are those faces of people passing me on the street. 😉
I hope this was helpful for you! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!
keep sewing and smiling