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Simply beautifull skirt, (and very easy to make)
Easy job - great results! I wear this skirt with a corset and it looks stunning.
note: You might need to fold the edges of the skirt too, but that depends on the fabric you use - in my skirt I folded the edges of the red fabric, but didn't need to do it with the lace.

Posted by Natalia H. from Haifa, Israel • Published See Natalia H.'s 17 projects »

  • Step 1

    First you need to measure the widest part of your body that will need to go through the skirt (usually hips)^^
    Now divide it by 2*3.14 ( twice pi ) and you'll get the needed radius.

  • How to sew a lace skirt. "Gothic" Skirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now fold your square of fabric in four. From the inner point measure the radius you've got. Make a few measurements and mark, so that you'll end up with quarter of a circle - as shown in the picture.
    Cut on the line - you'll get a hole in the middle of your fabric square.
    Do the same with the second piece of fabric.

  • How to sew a lace skirt. "Gothic" Skirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Put the two pieces on top of each other matching the holes as shown in the pic.

  • How to sew a lace skirt. "Gothic" Skirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now fold the fabric edge around the hole inside (1/5 cm would suffice) and sew. Make sure you're sewing both of the pieces together. You'll get a messy edge folded inside.
    Now, to hide the mess and prevent your skirt from falling apart - fold again, as the blue arrow shows, and sew. This time make it fit your elastic band's width.

  • Step 5

    All you've left to do is to insert the elastic band into the skirt!
    First fit the band to yourself - put it around the place your skirt is going to be on, tighten a bit to make it hold and mark the needed length. Then insert it inside the fold you've sewn and sew it to itself following your mark.

    Wear and enjoy!

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nhothman89 · 11 projects
Is that a red satin? aww, so stunning, really; red and black are my favourite colours, amazing job! Happy
Onegawa · Clarkdale, Arizona, US
Absolutely wonderful! I made a version of it with black underskirt and a hunter green lace overlay, it looks wonderful with a good pair of combat boots!
Demonymphetamine · Turmero, Aragua, VE · 49 projects
amazing colors i love it!

CO + K User

I bet this would look really cute as a shorter skirt as well. I already make asymmetrical skirts, now I have something new to add to them Happy
Maladignia · Amersfoort, Utrecht, NL · 87 projects
I got three of such skirts, but usually I add a circle skirt as base and layer the squares over it. I don't like my calves showing under a long skirt. ;-)
Natalia H.
Natalia H. · Haifa, IL · 17 projects
Thank you all!!
.. it is terribly easy XD
Katt · 15 projects
This is the simplest explanation i've seen for this style of skirt. Thanks for leaving out all the crazy math details
Mickie · Grand Junction, Colorado, US · 43 projects
love it so
Mickie · Grand Junction, Colorado, US · 43 projects
love it so
Autonomous · Phoenix, Arizona, US · 22 projects
Great pictures, your explanation makes this look terribly easy Happy Cheers!

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