My favorite black skirt has shrinked a little bit and I can only blame my washing machine for that... Other reason could be that I put on weight but I would rather stick to the first option :).
... so as I couldn't wear that skirt any longer, I decided to enlarge it with a piece of faux leather and make it even fashionable! If you want to make something similar below is the guide for you, enjoy!
What you need: piece of leather - real or faux, a ruler, fabric chalk, scissors, sewing machine and of course some skirt with zip closure in the back
STEP 1: measure your skirt length and cut a strip from leather in exact length, the width depends on how much you want to enlarge it. I kept the same width along the whole leather strip as my skirt has an elastic waist belt.
STEP 2: Cut the opening for a zip into the leather piece.
STEP 3: Carefully rip the stitching as pictured, including stitching around the zip
STEP 4: Use pins to fasten the zip and leather and sew it together using zipper sewing foot.
STEP 5: Fasten leather strip along both sides of skirt fabric and sew through
TADA! New leather detail skirt :)