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Don't buy one, make one!
I've seen all of these sort of skirts in the shop recently, but for £9.99 I thought why not make one for cheaper? So I did :)

The black jersey only cost me £2 off ebay and it looks just as good as a skirt costing 5x that!

Posted by Sarah P. from Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom • Published See Sarah P.'s 8 projects »
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  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fold your piece of fabric in half and in half again. From one corner, measure out the radius = your waist in inches / 6.28
    and cut this piece out as shown in the picture. Then measure out your desired length plus about 2 inches for the hem and cut.

  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    You will now have something that looks similar to this. Then cut the fabric as shown in the picture from the outside into the middle.

  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out your waistband. It needs to be you waist measurement plus 3 inches by preferred width x2. The sew on the waistband on one long edge as shown in image. Then fold waistband down (in half) and iron. You can either hand sew or machine stitch this down on the inside.

  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Machine stitch as normal the seam marked in red. Then use a longer stitch length, to stitch 20cm up to the top of waistband (shown in blue)

  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the zip on the seam allowance from the seam you have just done. Pin and machine stitch down. Then turn right way round and unpick the longer length stitches to reveal the zip.

  • How to make a circle skirt. Black Jersey Skater Skirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    The fold the bottom of the skirt up and either hand stitch or machine stitch down.

    Finished!

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
I have a skirt like this, but I don't know what to wear it with! Most of the clothes that I wear it with make me look fat....have you got any suggestions?
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Amabel R.
Amabel R. · Gilbert, Arizona, US · 11 projects
Post a How-To please!
Sarah P.
Sarah P. · Worcestershire, England, GB · 9 projects
I will try and do one soon Happy
Sarah P.
Sarah P. · Worcestershire, England, GB · 9 projects
I will try and do one soon Happy
Sarah P.
Sarah P. · Worcestershire, England, GB · 9 projects
I will try and do one soon
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