- A few skirts of different sizes. You'll need a skirt that actually fits you, and in sizes much larger than your size. It also helps that the skirt that fits you be ruffled as well.
- Sewing things.
- Embellishments if you want
- First off, for the skirts that are too large for you, take off the waistbands. You just need the "skirt" part. Also, cut apart a seam so it's basically a rectangle
- Take the skirt that is the smallest (of the large skirts) and gather the top. You can do this by hand (ugh) or by sewing machine (also ugh). If you use the sewing machine, you want to basically set the lower bobbin tension to really loose, then pull of the bottom thread after. It'll gather. Or you could google this. You know, either is cool.
- Then, you want to pin the gathered part to right underneath the waistband of the skirt that fits you. Picture below:
- Okay, so now we want to attach another layer. Take it and ruffle it as well. We will attach this one inch below the waistband so you might not have to ruffle it that much.We're doing this because that way, it isn't THAT much bulk up in the waist area. It's distributed a little. Picture below:
- Cool. So now, we want to sew up the part that's open. Basically, sew it up so it's in a skirt form again. Picture of what I'm talking about below:
- Okay, this is the final product basically. Errr with one layer. Picture is above.
- When choosing your skirts, you want to try to choose skirts that are about the same kind of material. You don't want to attach a chiffon to a wool skirt right? If you are going to do heavy and light materials, always attach the light to the heavy. You don't want the heavy skirt to rip the lighter one right?
I hope that you enjoyed this tutorial!