My denim has a bit of stretch to it and the topstitching is a silver-grey rayon thread just because I happened to have it on hand and it stood out well against the denim, I hope it will be strong enough.
Other than switching threads on my sewing machine this is like most pencil skirts, a simple sew.
I finished the inside of the waistband and also the pocket linings with a printed cotton fabric to reduce bulk in those areas.
I think the fabric will benefit from a few more washes to soften it up a bit, it's a bit stiff and prone to wrinkling at the moment. Nevertheless I think this is really going to fill a hole in my wardrobe, I can just pull out this neutral skirt and pretty much any top and be ready to go.
|Look, real pockets, albeit rather useless ones.|
The top in these pictures (not that you can see it) is the popular gathered raglan sleeve t shirt from 02/2013 more to come on that next.
I'm normally a bit agnostic when it comes to denim skirts but your latest is very stylish. The top stitching...perfection!ReplyDelete
What a wonderfully stylish skirt! It's lovely!ReplyDelete
Nice fit Allison!ReplyDelete
Oh, I love that skirt. The lines are so simple. This one is really a keeper! Bravo!ReplyDelete
Love the grey topstitching. Great skirt!ReplyDelete
What a fun denim skirt, you make the best clothesReplyDelete
Lovely - I know I have this mag somewhere ....ReplyDelete
You'll wonder how you ever lived without it. I made a denim pencil skirt a couple of years ago and it still gets heavy rotation and just gets better with age. This is beautiful...as always!ReplyDelete
I have been thinking of making a denim skirt too...such a great wardrobe stretcher. I love your version. THe topstitching is gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Love your new skirt! The topstitching is fantastic! You'll enjoy this skirt for many, many years.ReplyDelete
I love it! Burda use to be so great about making patterns that were complex and fitted. Now those seem to be few and far between. I hope they go back to it someday. This pattern is really awesome.ReplyDelete
I like this a lot. Good pattern choiceReplyDelete
very cute skirt, I like the lines and of course the pocketsReplyDelete
very nice, I like the cut, and I like the grey topstitching in preference to the usual orange/yellows.ReplyDelete
Looks very lovely! Beautiful top stitching!ReplyDelete
Totally love your skirt. It's been on my to-do list for 7 years :) Your topstiching is beautiful. I noticed your didn't include the CF seam, and it does look better that way. Really love the way you finished the inside, and especially the Asian fabrics used there. It's going to be a hard-working part of your wardrobe, good on you! This is Katharine, not Bruno...ReplyDelete
Love it! The fit and style are perfect for you. And the top stitching is fantastic! Hope you enjoy wearing it!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous skirt and I love all of the top stitching.ReplyDelete
Very nice. I made this skirt when that issue first came out -- you can't go wrong with classic Burda!ReplyDelete
Fun skirt! I love the thread choice for the topstitching -- makes it really cool.ReplyDelete
Lovely skirt. Make sure you keep that pattern to hand because you are sure to want another!ReplyDelete
I love a good denim skirt. I would wear them all the time if I had any good ones. I need to follow your lead and sew one (or a few) up. You look great in a pencil skirt.ReplyDelete
Very cute and a great fit!ReplyDelete
The skirt suits and fit for the shape of your body. Your not only a good designer but also a good dresser.ReplyDelete
Super cute skirt. Reminds me that I need one too!ReplyDelete
as always, your level of precision and attention to detail is superb!ReplyDelete
What a great casual look! Gray was a lovely choice for topstitching. My recent denim dress wrinkles like crazy. I hope it eventually softens up as well.ReplyDelete
I love this skirt it fits perfectlyReplyDelete
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