I need a girl in short skirt and long jacket

So I have rediscovered sewing over the last few weeks. The thing I love to sew the most is skirts. They are super easy and simple. I make them about 3/4 in length and drawstring waist.

I have recently made about 5 of them and am truly in love.

I like to choose fabric that is simple but funky at the same time. OUt of the recent skirts I have made I have used Oxford grey material, black and white quilting material (broadcloth) and khaki. Not sos unusual for me but they seem to go with everything and are super cute.

Directions on how to do…

Materials: 1 and 1/2 to 2 yards of fabric, sewing machine, thread, drawstring

1. Measure your waist. Take the measurement in half and add an inch, that is how you will make your waist on the skirt.

2. Fold your fabric in half and then in half again. measure from the fold over with your waist measurement. Cut fabric at a 45 degree angle down. You can cut as long as you want or as short.

3. Sew wrong sides together on front and back, both sides.

4. Iron out seams.

5. Fold over top about 2 inches and fold shirt in half. Mark on front where you need to place button holes. Sew in button holes, make sure you make them at least 1/2 inch long.

6. Fold and press hem at top of skirt. Make sure button holes are in the middle. Sew  in hem.

7. Fold and press bottom hem and sew together.

8. Pull in string through button holes.

9. Try on new skirt!


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