Gathered Skirt Tutorial

Gathered skirts are a great project. The Purl Bee shares a gathered skirt tutorial with lots of tips and detailed photos. -Sewtorial

Gathered skirts are a great project for beginners and an easy sew. The Purl Bee shares a gathered skirt tutorial with lots of tips on construction (including detailed photos).

Supplies

  • Fabric (See chart in full tutorial.)
  • 3/4-inch Braided Elastic, White
    • 1 yard for Kids
    • 1 (1, 1, 1, 2) yards for Women
  • A 274-yard spool of 100% cotton thread to match the fabric
  • A safety pin

For the Skirt with Contrast Pockets

  • Main Fabric: Kokka’s Fine Solids in Light Beige
  • Contrast Fabric: Kiyohara’s Kokochi Double Gauze in Pink
  • Gutermann’s 100% Cotton thread in color 1040

For the Skirt with Cross-Cut Pockets

  • Main Fabric: Robert Kaufman’s Oxford in Small Black Stripe
  • Gutermann’s 100% Cotton thread in color 1006

For the Skirt with Bias-Cut Pockets

  • Main Fabric: Kokka’s Large Gingham in Grey
  • Gutermann’s 100% Cotton thread in color 1040

Recommended tools . . .

  • A quilting ruler
  • A rotary cutter
  • A cutting mat

Skill Level

Beginner

 

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