How to Make an Easy Skirt from Love to Sew.
- Lycra Fabric
- Pressing Cloth
- Sewing Machine (needle used, ball point)
- Tape Measure
- Tailors Chalk or Fabric Markers
- Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat & Ruler (Optional)
- Dress Making form (Optional)
Time Taken: 1 Day
Making the PatternLove to Sew has brilliant instructions on making the pattern, please visit their website to find out how to make your own flared skirt pattern.
Cutting the Fabric
Pin the Seams
Sew the Seams
Pressing the Seams
Finishing the Seams
Finish off the seams by using a zigzag stitch on the raw edges of the fabric.
Creating the Elastic Casing
Inserting the Elasticelastic guides and push it all the way through the casing. Try on the skirt to make sure it is tight enough but also easy to get off, before sewing the elastic together. There is no need to worry about gathering the skirt at this stage, that can be done later.
Stitching the Elastic
Hemming the Skirt
Let me know how you get on making this skirt. I would love to read your views or ideas. If you have tips to share on making this skirt easier write below.