Skirt complete!


I am very happy with outcome of my black skirt. Here is the pattern :







Here is the skirt. I reduced the length by 4 inches since I am vertically challenged. Most all of Loes Hinses long skirts are much too long for me and this is my normal adjustment.














Here is a close up of the waistline showing the right front panel buttoned over the left front panel.
Here is a photo of the right panel topstitched to the left front panel and the mitered corner of the front edge of the skirt. I lightened the photo so that hopefully you can see these details.


I wrote a review to post on Pattern Review and will do that later tonight or first thing in the AM. I am now off to watch the Emmys.

Comments

  1. What a great skirt, Linda! I love the fabric. It looks like an ottoman? Very pretty!

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  2. Good for you, shortening the skirt. This is a nice style, but most of those overlong skirts are quite unflattering. I am short also (5'2") and sewed a few mid-calf skirts because they seemed to be in style. Big mistake! I seemed to have stumpy little legs, and looked quite matronly. Nope, knee length or just below is flattering for almost everyone.

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  3. Very nice, Linda. I'm also short (5'2") and have to shorten most skirt patterns as well. I so enjoy your blog. Ruth

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