DIY EASY SKIRT

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Today, i'm sharing my go to skirt tutorial. This tutorial can be used for any size.  Its just about the easiest thing you will ever make.

TUTORIAL

Materials

  • Fabric
  • ¾” wide Elastic – cut to waist measurement
  • Matching Thread

   
  
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  Step 1: Cut out skirt

Step 1: Cut out skirt

   
  
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  Step 2:  With right sides together fold the fabric in half lengthwise.  Sew the edges together with a ½ seam. 

Step 2:  With right sides together fold the fabric in half lengthwise.  Sew the edges together with a ½ seam. 

 Press seam open.

Press seam open.

   
  
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  Step 3:  Creating the elastic encasement/waistband  Fold and press the top edge over 1.5”. Top stitch close to the top edge. Stitch 1” from the top edge, leaving about an inch open. Using a safety pin feed the elastic through the waistband. Stitch the hole close.  
  
  
   
 
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	{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";
	mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;
	mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;
	mso-style-noshow:yes;
	mso-style-parent:"";
	mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;
	mso-para-margin:0in;
	mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;
	mso-pagination:widow-orphan;
	font-size:10.0pt;
	font-family:"Times New Roman";
	mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";
	mso-ansi-language:#0400;
	mso-fareast-language:#0400;
	mso-bidi-language:#0400;}

Step 3:  Creating the elastic encasement/waistband

Fold and press the top edge over 1.5”. Top stitch close to the top edge. Stitch 1” from the top edge, leaving about an inch open. Using a safety pin feed the elastic through the waistband. Stitch the hole close.

   
  
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  Step 4:  Fold and press the bottom edge up for hem. Stitch  
  
  
   
 
 /* Style Definitions */
 table.MsoNormalTable
	{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";
	mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;
	mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;
	mso-style-noshow:yes;
	mso-style-parent:"";
	mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;
	mso-para-margin:0in;
	mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;
	mso-pagination:widow-orphan;
	font-size:10.0pt;
	font-family:"Times New Roman";
	mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";
	mso-ansi-language:#0400;
	mso-fareast-language:#0400;
	mso-bidi-language:#0400;}

Step 4:  Fold and press the bottom edge up for hem. Stitch

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