Bias Cut Denim Skirt

Added Jun 2, 2011

by sewingswissmiss

Bern, Switzerland

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This bias cut denim skirt gets a lot of wear because it’s a perfect partner for my work wardrobe – casual but with a twist. The pattern is self drafted based on my A-skirt sloper that I use for all my skirts. The back looks a bit weird in the pictures because my derrire is a bit curvier than the one of my dress form:-)
Just a note on sewing denim on the bias: I reinforced the center seams with fusible stay tape to avoid bubbling after topstitching. And I fully lined the skirt, cutting the lining on the straight grain. With these measures, the skirt has kept it’s shape pretty well.

Material Notes

Denim

Difficulty

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Women
Garment Type
Skirt

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    Jun 2, 2011, 07.52 PMby smonakey

    What a great, classic & versatile piece!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 03.28 PMby sewingswissmiss

    Thank you for the nice comments!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 10.47 AMby ohusa

    Lovely – this looks so versatile!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 09.36 AMby janene

    Really good job. I’d never thought of cutting denim on the bias for a project. I can quite believe how this lovely skirt has become a wardrobe staple!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 09.14 AMby treacle-toes

    Wow, I wish I could sew like this. The skirt looks so professionally done.

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