How to Make a Circle Skirt
In this tutorial you will find easy steps on how to make a full circle skirt for your little daughter 4-5 years old.
This simple skirt not has a lining. This model of skirt has a waistband made with wide elastic strip.
Two parts of pattern of circle skirt
Sewing pattern of full circle skirts for little girls 4-5 years old you can draft direct on fabric.
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Do you need to sew a circle skirt, but there is no pattern for a sun skirt? Then this free template drawing video is for you.
In this video tutorial shows steps of sewing full circle skirt for your little daughter 4-5 years old. Just don't forget to add seam allowances when making your skirt pattern!
First steps of sewing full circle skirt
Firstly, you need to divide into two equal parts a waist line of skirt and mark this central point.
Now you need make two parallel sewing lines with wide stitches. With their help you can make small pleats along the waistline (more on this below).
Full circle skirt has two panels which you need to connect together on sewing machine.
How to make small pleats around waistline
This is a way how to tighten fabric edge to make small pleats around waistline.
Be careful during pulling threads, they can be broken.
Measure a waist your child before sewing both parts of skirt together. Circumference waistline of skirt should be a little wider than the measure a waist of your daughter. Otherwise waistband will be very narrow and cramped.
In this post you find instructions how take your body measurements.
Measuring a waist your child
Wind an elastic band around waist a baby. Make sure that it is not too tight.
Preparation waistband of skirt
Now it's time to prepare the waistband. Firstly divide elastic tape into four equal parts and mark these four points with pencil.
Look! The elastic strip is a little shorter than a waist line of skirt.
Now we'll attach a tape to top part a skirt. Elastic tape better sew on using zig zag stitches.
If possible instead simple zigzag stitches set such type of stitch.
Video, how to make an elastic waistband. Sewing an elastic casing tutorial.
How to add an elastic tape to skirt
Using such type of zig zag stitches will be preferable.
Now you are ready begin sewing a waistband with elastic tape around waist line of skirt.
During sewing an elastic band around top edge you need slightly stretch elastic tape by hands.
Now it's time to connect the skirt along side seam.
Sewing along side seam of skirt
Sew an elastic band together too.
Fold edges of elastic strip and fasten with zig zag stitches.
So looks wrong side of this full circle skirt.
How to hem a skirt
Now it remains only to make a hemming of skirt.
This sewing stitch I recommend to do along wrong side of skirt.
Now the girls full circle skirt for your little daughter is ready!
If you want learn how to sew a simple elastic waist skirt look this video. This universal tutorial of sewing a skirt can be used for beginners.
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