Elastic Waistband Skirt

Elastic Waistband Skirt
Elastic Waistband Skirt

High-waisted skirts are becoming more and more stylish, and we'd venture to guess it's because they look adorable on everyone. Wearing skirts at your natural waistline was a staple in the 1950s and all of us ladies are certainly happy it is back. It’s flattering and comfortable! And what could make it more comfortable? Elastic. Make your own high-waisted skirt with this Elastic Waistband Skirt tutorial! It’s easy to throw on and adds a feminine touch to every outfit.

If you are brand new to sewing and you need easy skirt sewing patterns, you're in the right place. In fact, even if you are a seasoned sewist, this project is still totally worth making. Because nothing is more frustrating than finding overpriced clothing in a store that you can easily make yourself on a budget. This project is for all those inspired to make their own clothing.

The finished skirt is so bright and cute. Make a few in different patterns for any occasion. Learn how to sew a skirt and how to sew an elastic waistband with this beginner tutorial.

Find more projects from this designer by checking out her designer profile!
Plus, check out more elastic skirt tutorials like the Classy Elastic Skirt Tutorial and Nautical Elastic Waistband Skirt.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

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A friend has presented me with a packet of fabric and asked me to make this for her. I can't bear anything in my waist - not a skirt, pants, belt, nothing. But she looks gorgeous in waisty things and I have no doubt that she is going to look gorgeous in this.

Tried this craft? What did you think?

I love simple skirts like this! They are cute and feminine, but still comfortable.

Looks simple enough for a beginner like me!

Hi kf4sre 7392847 - Here are a couple of options for straight skirts with elastic waistbands: http://www.allfreesewing.com/Spring-Projects/Elastic-Waistband-Skirt-For-Spring/ct/1 http://www.allfreesewing.com/Bottoms-to-Sew/The-Jersey-Skirt/ct/1 Hope this helps! -The editors of AllFreeSewing

I am looking for a straight skirt pattern with an elastic waistband


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