Making Modest Skirts

Most women would agree that it is becoming increasingly difficult to find modest clothing. The solution? If you have some basic sewing skills, you can make attractive, modest clothing that you will love to wear!

Both of these skirts were made using the McCalls 2255 pattern. This pattern is quick and simple to make, and the skirts are comfortable and versatile.

Khaki Twill Skirt

Khaki Twill Skirt

Fuschia Floral Skirt

Fuschia Floral Skirt

About the McCalls 2255 pattern

Sample of a modest skirt pattern

  • This pattern runs quite small, and I have to use a much larger size than I normally wear. It’s always a good idea to compare your body measurements with those listed on the pattern before cutting.
  • This skirt is designed to be cut on the bias. However, I have found that it drapes just as well and is much easier to sew when cut with the grain of the fabric.
  • The skirt also requires less fabric when cut with the grain—about two yards for my preferred skirt length (31″).
  • Supplies needed: pattern, fabric, matching thread, and elastic. That’s it!

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  1. Deneice Tucker says:

    I would love to learn hw to make my own skirts.