Moss skirt

After seeing so many lovely Moss mini’s on the interwebs, it was only a matter of time until I jumped on the band wagon and made one myself. My only regret with this pattern… is that I didn’t make it earlier!

I’ve been in desperate need of a simple denim skirt all summer and have scraped by (fashionably speaking) without one all-summer-long! Shock! Horror!

Needless to say, I’m extremely happy with my skirt and the pattern. I made a size 4 and only removed about 1/4 inch from each side and added 3 inches to the hem to get this good fit. I also top stitched the seams to fein flat felled seams 🙂

To make this skirt an even more satisfying project, I managed to squeeze this skirt out of an ancient odd-shaped remnant of thick, sturdy denim that has been sitting in my stash since, well, who knows? Seriously, I think it was well less that 1m in total and looked like the letter “H”.

*happy dance*

Cost:
Pattern: Grainline Moss Mini = $8.50
Fabric: Ancient denim remant approx $5
Zipper: Metal jeans zip = $3?
Thread: black from stash.

Total: $16.50

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  • Love it! I too love this skirt …. I've made 4 versions now!

  • It looks great! I have this pattern pinned out to a piece of denim from Tessuti ready to go… hopefully there will be some sewing time this week.

  • Great version! I get loads of wear out of my skirt, I'm sure you will too out of this little beauty! x

  • It looks fantastic! And I have some of those funny shaped scraps, too. Always a bonus when you use up something like that from the stash!

  • Cute!

  • It looks fantastic – must feel good to use up an odd shaped leftover.

  • Happy dance for sure…to get such a great skirt out of an odd remnant.

  • Perfect denim skirt and well done on getting it out of the odd shaped fabric.

  • Very cool.

  • Noice. I'm a massive fan of this pattern – love your version!

  • A great skirt and a stash buster, what more could you want? I've had the pattern cut out for ages and now summer is gone *sob*