I used a basic Old West pattern and tweaked it a little. The immense pleating almost cost me my life, but somehow I made it through. I even wore it in my senior portraits... It was great for a Halloween costume too :D
this project require basic sewing skill but is very easy
Silver spider bustle skirt, steampunk skirt, gothic bustle, skirt
A skirt-belt to finish your gothic outfit!
Bustle for November's Cosplay Ball
Frilly and foofy
A silly bit o' fluff