I was inspired to make it maxi length after seeing a gorgeous maxi version ages ago on Instagram. I just extended the length of the skirt pieces, but had to fold the side edges in a bit to fit on the fabric.
I also raised the underarm by 1 inch, and faced the armholes with black bias tape. The fabric is some viscose bought last year from The Textile Centre. I ordered 3 metres, but they sent me 3.5 metres with a note to say that the extra half metre was because there was a slight flaw on the print. After much searching I found it, and it was only in one place and extended 8cm in from the edge. I love The Textile Centre! A lot of petite folks say they can't wear maxis; I say nonsense!! I loves me a maxi dress, and this... [read more]