How to sew Maxi Skirts and Dresses
A Stylish but comfortable style - this best describes the maxi style. Maxi is a flattering and versatile design which can be worn for casual as well as dressy occasions.
This long style offers features which will hide a lot of figure flaws of girls and so are very popular choices in their wardrobes - be it for a beach-ready style or for an evening do.I just love the swish of those folds around my knees.
The versatility of this style allows you to wear it modestly as well as fashionably. With the right layering and styling, a simple maxi skirt can be taken to the next level of fashion.
Surprisingly these skirts or dresses are very easy to sew too -Thanks to some very very generous friends who have sewn them and shared their patterns with us. Select a suitable pattern from the 60 plus choices down below and get some good length of lovely fabric and go to sew your own maxi today. You can sew your maxi in jersey, chiffon, denim, silk, lace - the choice is endless.
Do you have a maxi dress with neckline or sleeves you abhor and you never wear - donot yet throw it away - you can turn it into a flattering maxi skirt with this lovely tutorial
This elegant maxi skirt is made with Jersey fabric and some 1" thick elastic; The easy instructions in here makes it so easy to replicate her look -the forgiving jersey fabric also helps.
This is a very versatile Classic maxi skirt pattern (downloadable ) with directions to make different styles like the offkilter maxi, exposed ruffle maxi and my favourite mismatched maxi.
Silk fabric is dip dyed to perfection to make this gorgeous maxi skirt; Try this technique to realize how addictive it is. It has got side splits which makes this one a stylish addition to your wardrobe.
Sequin fabric looks utterly glamorous and just right for a maxi skirt for an evening out but so difficult to sew with, especially if you are short on time. This tutorial has timesaving instructions to finish the hem edges with instant bond sewing tape