Chic DIY Pleated Midi Skirt

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Chic DIY Pleated Midi Skirt
Chic DIY Pleated Midi Skirt
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Make a chic and sophisticated midi skirt that you can pair with heels, tights, or flats this fall with this Chic DIY Pleated Midi Skirt. Made with luxurious charcoal gray cotton, this midi skirt tutorial shows you how to create an elegant skirt that hits below the knee, and can be made in a variety of fabrics, so that you can experiment with heavier fabrics for winter. This tutorial for how to make a midi skirt also includes how to create your pleats, as well as how to insert a back zipper and hook and eye. Make Carrie Bradshaw jealous with this fashionable midi skirt that will put you on fall's best dressed list!

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A pleated mini skirt is such a classic style with a bit of a retro vibe. I think it's important to make sure the pleats aren't too wide in order to avoid looking larger than you really are.

I love this so much. Midi skirts are kind of universally flattering and they always look really chic. I would love to make mine with an exposed zipper in the back, but I feel like that would not work with the pleats. Any ideas?


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