Free Offer
Simple Sewing Projects: 16 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

Find simple sewing projects perfect for the eager sewing student in this FREE eBook! This collection includes tutorials that range from upcycled totes to appliqud tops.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy



(4 Votes)


Follow this free sewing project to make a petticoat, which can be used to add volume under another skirt or worn by itself. The ruffles make a major fashion statement!

This image courtesy of

Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: Weekend project

Sewn by: Machine



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

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

I like this tutorial but you can make your own body to attach very easy. I am glad to see this petticoat out of fabric instead of tulle. I do not like working with tulle. This petticoat is so cute I can see wearing it as a skirt. I agree I would hem the bottom of each ruffle to give it a finished look. Thanks for tutorial.

Well I hope the ones from the tutorial turn out better than the one in the picture. Very uneven hemlines on the ruffles and the "underskirt" does not have to be an old skirt. Simply make a cylinder shape with plain material and sew the ruffles on to it.

Very cute skirt...but again, it's disappointing to find out that you already need a skirt that you like to make this skirt. I sew for my granddaughters and don't have access to skirts they have and like. Even for myself it is hard to find something to copy. This skirt underskirt part doesn't seem that difficult and I'm surprised that you didn't include some simple measurements or a simple pdf pattern.

I absolutely love this skirt!!! I just finished two of them for two of my daughters for back to school!! They were so excited to be able to help pick out their very own fabric out of my bin. (one choosing yellow John Deer Tractor fabric LOL) Thank you so much!! Now time to make momma one!!!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our Sewing It Up! newsletter for free sewing patterns and projects, technique tutorials and videos, special offers, and sew much more!

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.