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Boucle for a skirt
Assume this would need to be lined?
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Date: 12/16/10 10:14 AM

I've made a jacket out of a loosely woven boucle before, and it absolutely had to be lined. I assume a skirt would be the same. My pattern (simple pencil skirt) doesn't call for a lining, but should be easy enough to attach under the waist facing.

Should the lining hang free at the bottom, or should I sew it to the hem of the skirt?

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Date: 12/16/10 12:02 PM

No let it hang free so it doesn't bunch. Also you may want to underline or block fuse it so it doesn't stretch out when you sit down. Sue

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Date: 12/16/10 12:10 PM

"block fuse"?

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Date: 12/16/10 3:01 PM

I second's Sue's advice.

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Date: 12/16/10 3:30 PM

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"block fuse"?

Interface the entire piece of fabric before cutting out the skirt. I wouldn't do this for much, but for a loosely woven boucle that will disintegrate when you lift the pieces from the cutting table it might be worth it.

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Date: 12/16/10 4:15 PM

Ah, OK. I've done that before but didn't know the term for it.

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