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Elastic Waistband Skirt


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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.

Elastic Waistband Skirt
Elastic Waistband Skirt
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Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: In an evening

Sewn by: Machine



For more great skirt projects, check out 16 Free Skirt Patterns.


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Looks simple enough for a beginner like me!

Hi kf4sre 7392847 - Here are a couple of options for straight skirts with elastic waistbands: Hope this helps! -The editors of AllFreeSewing

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


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