Stitch the Slit

July 10, 2017

I love denim skirts  because you can wear them any season and they're so versatile.  I just found this great one at JC Penney, my go-to store, and it happens to be long enough for me.  It had a slit up the front that was higher than I like but that is such an easy fix.  There are a couple of things that make sewing denim simple. Sewing machine needles that are made for denim, and a heavy duty thread that matches the other stitching on your garment are a must have for a positive experience with denim.  

 

The front slit originally come up to where the seam ripper is pointing to in this picture.  Not too bad really but I knew I would like it better if it was closed up a bit.  

 The first thing I did was pin the slit closed to where I wanted, which was a couple of inches above the hem.  

 Then I top stitched over top of the original stitching and I used my blind hem foot to guide me.

 And that's it!!  This took me very little time and now I have a great skirt that I can wear in the

 

WINTER

 SPRING

 SUMMER

 And FALL!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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