maternity skirts: shorter in front, back, or same length for both? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 2 Old 04-25-2011, 01:08 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm planning to sew a maternity skirt (approximately knee-length, with a stretchy waistband that's intended to be worn lower, under the belly button, kind of like this style of jeans:  Since it's meant to be worn lower, should I cut the front of the skirt a little shorter than the back?  Or should I just make the skirt the same length around?  My "butt allowance" in the back is minimal, but would it still be a factor to consider?  Thank you so much for any tips you have!

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I would check out skirts at a retail shop and see what they do. I would think you could make it a little shorter (inch maybe) but I am not for sure. You could always start with it the same as the back and try it on and then take some off if it hangs wrong.

~Katie~ married to J, mom to DD- A 13 yrs ,DS- L 7yrs , and my little nursling DD2- R 5yrs.


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