A different kind of maxi skirt

So this skirt is the final chapter of my denim on denim story. My denim shirt is blogged about here. The skirt itself, is a very simple, self-drafted number. I used my pencil skirt block (seen here as a neoprene and faux leather mini) and simply shaped the bottom hemline to be high at the front and low at the back. I then gathered a large rectangle of beautiful
Tessuti linen into a skirt. The effect is a drop waist in a skirt. I love the subtle hi-lo hem, and my love of a good drop waist needs no further explanation.

 

5 thoughts on “A different kind of maxi skirt

  1. MOMUSEWSILLY

    When I first saw this on instagram i went moggie!!!! Now looking at it on the blog, I just think it is fantastic, this is something I would wear all summer and winter in the UK, thanks for sharing and you are such an inspiration to my sewing soul!

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  2. Debbie Iles

    Oh yay for that! Having lived in the UK for a couple of years, I can totally see how this skirt would work. AND it is such an easy make. It was my brain-rest after the coat I made. You just need a great pencil skirt pattern that fits. You could even apply it a thick knit fabric like ponte with an elastic waistband!

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