How to Create an Elastic Skirt

This a fun simple way to make a skirt. You could make this for your doll or for yourself! Just change the measure to fit you!

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How to Create an Elastic Skirt
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Supplies, you will also need a pen

Supplies, you will also need a pen

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Tread your sewing machine

Tread your sewing machine

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Cutting the fabric. Mark where you need to cut it

Cutting the fabric. Mark where you need to cut it

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The length of the fabric should go around your waist twice. The width should be the length of where you want it on your legs. Add an inch for a hem. Then add the length of your elastic and make sure

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it can fold over the elastic will half an inch so you have room to sew it.

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Pin and hem the bottom

Pin and hem the bottom

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Pin the pocket for the elastic and sew the edge

Pin the pocket for the elastic and sew the edge

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Sew until you get a 1/3 of the way and stop. Skip 5 inches and then start sewing again.

Sew until you get a 1/3 of the way and stop. Skip 5 inches and then start sewing again.

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The elastic should go around your waist with a little extra.

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Start putting your elastic through

Start putting your elastic through

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When you get to the opening pull it without losing the other end

When you get to the opening pull it without losing the other end

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Sew the opening shut

Sew the opening shut

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Now the hard part. You elastic will be shorter than your fabric so you have to bunch the fabric to get the other end

Now the hard part. You elastic will be shorter than your fabric so you have to bunch the fabric to get the other end

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Pull them together so they bunch

Pull them together so they bunch

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Put it inside out and pin it so it fits for who ever you are making it for

Put it inside out and pin it so it fits for who ever you are making it for

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Sew it and back stitch the elastic really good

Sew it and back stitch the elastic really good

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Cut off extra

Cut off extra

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Ta-da!

Ta-da!

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A cute little skirt!

A cute little skirt!

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