The Straight Skirt, now available in extended sizes, and in multiple fabrics.
- double stitched elastic waist
- a simple, straight skirt
- 12" side slits
- optional side seam pockets
- standard length is about 39" long
- fit is a little more generous than the Slightly Tapered Skirt
Shown in photo in Black Cotton Lycra Jersey C1 - (1 star fabric*), with Big Tee style A05 in Red. Also shown below in seafoam Medium Weight Linen - L2 (a 5 star fabric*****).
Click on the "all fabrics" link below to see swatches and fabric information for all the different prints, colors, and fabrics.
The size chart below refers to your body measurements.
Measurements for this style are:
Skirt circumference (same width at hip and hem)/elastic measurement
1x - 58" / 30" elastic waist. 2x - 62" / 33" elastic waist. 3x - 66" / 36" elastic waist.
4x - 70" / 39" elastic waist. 5x - 76" / 42" elastic waist. 6x - 82" / 45" elastic waist.
7x - 86" / 48" elastic waist. 8x - 97" / 50" elastic waist.
9x - 106" / 52" elastic waist. 10x - 114" / 54" elastic waist.
*in larger sizes, depending on the fabric, we may need to add seams.
cut and sew
Have your own fabric? Send it to us and we will cut and sew it for you!
Our cut and sew charge would be $42 without slits, $46 with slits. Add $5 for pockets.
This style works for both stretch and non-stretch fabrics, but you may need a larger size if the fabric doesn't stretch. See garment specs.
For this style as shown, for sizes 1x - 10x, you need 2 1/2 yards of 58/60" wide fabric. For narrow fabric, 44" /45" wide, as follows:
1x - 6x - 2 1/2 yards, 7x - 8x - 3 yards, 9x - 10x requires 3 1/2 yards.
If you have a narrow fabric with a one way print, in the larger sizes it will require 6 yards.