Notions: thread, topstitching thread, topstitching needle, size 12 jean needle, 7″ jean zipper, Armo Weft interfacing
Construction Details: This skirt was inspired by a Nina Ricci skirt sold at Neiman Marcus for $850. I don’t have a picture of the skirt (it’s no longer on their website). This is a picture of the jeans from the same collection also $850.00.
Pocket trim-Mark the stitching line on both the pocket and the pocket lining. Match the two stitching lines-the wrong side of the pocket to the right side of the pocket lining and stitch.
and topstitch. A topstitching needle is very helpful for this task
Waistband trim– Cut a strip of denim 2″ wide and the length of the waistband on the crossgrain. Fold right sides of the trim together. Insert the trim between the skirt and the waistband and stitch and grade the seam. Fold the trim up, press and topstitch. Finish the waistband as usual.
Simplicity 3787 camisole top
This top was last reviewed on 4/23/09.
The fabric for this version is a cotton/linen blend seersucker one of the 1st fabrics we had when we opened 22 years ago. The alterations and construction are the same as the previously reviewed top except for different trim. This time I used prepackaged wide seam binding