Sewing Tutorial: DIY Elastic Waist Pleated Skirt

Hot look for holiday happenings.

Talk about a dramatic entrance. This full pleated skirt combines Dritz® metallic waistband elastic with a metallic brocade fabric to steal all the looks. Perfect with a simple sweater, or paired with a festive jacket or scarf, this skirt just moved to the top of your holiday must-make, must-wear list.

Sewing Tutorial: DIY Elastic Waist Pleated Skirt


Sewing Tutorial: DIY Elastic Waist Pleated Skirt

Before you get started, take a closer look at the Dritz® metallic waistband elastic you’ll use to make this skirt. Its generous 1-3/4″ width rests comfortably at the waist, and really stands out.


Sewing Tutorial: DIY Elastic Waist Pleated Skirt

We love this metallic duo! Find a textile that you love, and then have fun pairing it with Dritz® woven waistband elastic.


Sewing Tutorial: DIY Elastic Waist Pleated Skirt

Ready to make this skirt? Hop over to Trash To Couture and see Laura’s full sewing tutorial and sizing guide.

Dritz® elastics sure are fun to work with, especially this time of year. Get inspired to make a variety of projects, such as skirts, boxers and cozy PJ bottoms.

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Happy holidays ~ happy sewing!

 

 

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