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Elastic Band Skirt A Tutorial

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Elastic Band Skirt A Tutorial

For some reason our post about elastic band skirts lost their pictures, and because it was 3 years old, I thought I would post a new elastic band skirt post.  Our new metallic elastic also has me wanting to make as many skirts as possible! First let me say that there are multiple ways to sew wide elastic onto a skirt.  A. Zig Zag Stitch B.Two Step Zig Zag D. Triple stitch zig zag. (really any type of zig zag) E. Elastic thread.  F. a way I haven't learned yet.   All of these ways are just as good as...

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Quick and Easy Pillowcase Skirt

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Quick and Easy Pillowcase Skirt

  Ever wonder what skirt we make in kids camp? This quick and easy skirt is a staple project in our kid classes at Five Eighth Seams. It is also a skirt my daughters love to wear. The measurement for this skirt is simple. 2 pieces Cut 1 piece for the skirt & 1 piece for the band at the bottom.  WIDTH- both pieces For the width of the pieces I usually just use the width of the fabric to make it easy. Plus, the smaller and younger you are, the more gathers you should have in your skirt, right?...

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