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Shortening a denim skirt

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PastaBeeandCheese Fri 26-Jul-13 22:31:51

Got a bargain denim maternity skirt for £5 in the sale! It comes to below my knees so looks a bit frumpy. I'd like to wear it in the autumn with leggings and boots so want to shorten it by quite a bit.

I have basic sewing skills and own a sewing machine.

Would anyone be able to advise me on how to approach shortening it please?

IneedAsockamnesty Fri 26-Jul-13 23:14:14

I always just cut double stick over joins and then fray the edge

IneedAsockamnesty Fri 26-Jul-13 23:14:29

Stitch not stick

PastaBeeandCheese Sat 27-Jul-13 09:09:05

That's an idea but it's an indigo denim so I'm not sure how well a frayed look would work? I tend to think that looks nice with light denim.

I'm wondering if I should hand over to my MIL who is very good at these things!

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