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You can rock'on tonight with this skirt :)
Follow this step by step tutorial to learn how to make a pleated skirt.
Feel free to ask any question if you don't understand something.
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Wish you a lot of fun making this skirt.

Posted by Mystery Craft Girl from Algiers, Algiers, Algeria • Published See Mystery Craft Girl's 36 projects »
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  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    cut two straps of fabric. just like so

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Make the hem on on edge.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    You should have something like this.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now sew both pieces together. You should have a long piece of fabric.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now, get your iron. and iron the hem you made on both pieces of fabric that are now sewn together.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now start making the pleats. they should all be going into the same direction and try to make them the same size.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    keep doing it until you're done with the skirt.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 8
    Step 8

    Iron the pleats you made until you're satisfied with the result.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now cut a strap of fabric as long as your skirt and as thick as your belt (add 4cm for security)

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now be careful, this step is very tricky.

    You want to sew on the strap of fabric to the skirt. (it's where the elastic is going to be)

    sew it on the inside of the skirt.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 11
    Step 11

    Something like this

  • Step 12

    sew both ends of the skirt together.

  • How to sew a pleated skirt. Pleated Skirt - Step 13
    Step 13

    then add an elastic using the security pin and you should be done.

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Scarlet-Begonias
Scarlet-Begonias · Everett, Washington, US · 15 projects
Love it!
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