The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God.
I wear skirts/dresses all the time, but I am kind of picky about the ones I wear. I like the durability and versatility that denim skirts offer.
A good denim skirt should be:
I rarely find all of these qualities in a skirt. That is why I end up making my own a lot of the time.
I recently finished a denim skirt that I sewed for myself. Here are some pictures I took along the way.
This is the wrong side of the fabric before I sewed the final seam.
This is the right side of the fabric.
I made pockets and belt loops.
I put a zipper closer in the back.
This button is just one that I used because I already had it. I may replace it when I have the chance. I almost always wear my shirts un-tucked, so, in any case the button won't be seen.
I top stitched all of the seems.
This is the finished product! I am pleased with the results and will, hopefully, get plenty of use out of this skirt!