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A simple skirt

A simple skirt
With spring and summer upon us, it’s time for skirts! And making cotton skirts for girls (or yourself) is so very simple. The concept is nothing new. We’re making a simple gathered skirt, with an elastic waistband. And we have a fantastic MADE Everyday episode if you’d like to see the process in-action! Just hit the Play button below [or continue reading after the video for the standard tutorial]: If you’ve made a gathered skirt before then you know how easy it is. It’s lightweight and bouncy. for sharing ice cream, and sharing secrets. It’s a skirt that’s just, you. Make it a single or double layer. Make it as detailed or as simple as you’d like. Ready to sew? FABRIC:* Fabrics to use - lightweight cottons (such as broadcloth, batiste, chambray, seersucker, voile) - lightweight knits (such as jersey. The diagram below shows what your pattern piece looks like. Let’s define it a bit more. * Skirt Width: Measure around the entire waist and then double it. Then iron out your seam. Voila!

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