Maternity Skirt Nr. 1.

As you probably already guessed after reading my head line, yes, we are expecting an other baby! It’s going to come in mid-summer and we still don’t know if it’s a girl or a boy. Even with our first son we taught until the seventh month that it’s going to be a girl, then it turned out to be a boy. And my husband already bought some girly dresses which are still unused… You know how hope works! 😀

Anyway, a few weeks ago a went through my maternity wardrobe and realized that I have only one or two good skirts beside the four-five pair of pants (which are all kind of uncomfortable) to wear. Because my maternity pants aren’t so comfy, I wanted to have more skirts. They just seem like an easier option right now for me, so I went through my fabric stash and came up with a few ideas.

The first skirt is a blue one I made last week. I went to a concert with a friend and I wanted to have a nice outfit for the evening, so the same day I sat down to my sewing machine and following the design of an existing blue jeans skirt, I created this:

The fabric of the skirt is from Ikea and was a left over piece from my sister’s bag I had to make her a month ago. The upper part, which is obviously a stretchy fabric, was an old T-Shirt of mine. I just flipped it upside down and cut the bodice. I even used the existing hamming for the elastic band!

After cutting the skirt, I realized that it’ll be too short to my taste and I added this little beauty fo the bottom. Now it has something interesting going on on the back side, as well. How do you like that?

And on the front I just added two pockets because pockets are a must for me!

Well, I had my doubts while making this skirt but it turned out to be my favorite maternity skirt so far because it’s actually very comfortable and looks as I hoped it would!

I plan to make one or two more skirts and now I hope they’ll be just as good as this one!

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