Monday, July 22, 2013

Denim Maxi Skirt - Simplicity 3796

Here's my latest project:

I used this pattern. 

I really like this pattern.  It has a good shape, that fits me well and the pockets are nice.

I cut a size 18, but ended up taking more than 1/2" off each side.  The waist was still too big in the back, so I added back waist darts. My skirt is 37" long.  I used a double needle and white thread to topstitch all the seams.

The fabric is a light-medium weight denim I got at Joann's  last year.  It took 2 yards for this skirt.

I wanted a basic denim skirt and I'm happy with how it turned out.


  1. You can't go wrong with a denim skirt - it just goes with absolutely everything!

  2. Judith is right - and this looks like a nice weight denim for this skirt. I like the longer length as well - looks very smart.

  3. Hi Beverly, what a great looking skirt. I look forward to seeing your beautiful porch each visit to your blog :-)


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