I must say that M. wanted hers a little shorter, at the knee, but when she brought me this particular pair of jeans I thought it would be so much more cute in a longer version. I told that we can make a shorter jean skirt out of another pair of jeans. We made hers first and then made a skirt for L.Love this cargo style made into a skirt.We had a little difference of opinion on whether it looked better to have her tuck in her shirt or not. I like it tucked in and she likes it hanging out.
Detail of back triangle and topstitching.
I left the jeans as long as they were, added the triangle and then adjusted the hem length accordingly. I pressed and hemmed the skirt using denim topstitching thread--which I LOVE!
I did not fabric glue our skirts either. I'm not thrilled about that and I can sew; therefore, I do it. I also used denim topstitching thread on the other seams so that it looks like we bought the skirts this way. That can be more important as your kids get older. However, they both have been thrilled with their skirts. I am pleased with how they've turned out and am debating on trying one for me now as I love a good pair of jeans.