Dunno what the hold up was, but sheesh, I’ve only had this ruffle fabric for nearly two months.  It took one seam and sewing on the elastic to finish this skirt.


I followed this tutorial.  She gives great step-by-step directions.

The trickiest part was pinning every single ruffle before sewing the side seam.  Oh, and sewing on the elastic without catching in the top ruffle was kinda tricky, too.  As in, I had to rip out a few sections and pull out the ruffle type tricky.  😎 But, hey, that’s what seam rippers are for, right?

If I had to do it again, I wouldn’t use quite 10 inches ease, it seems a bit too loose for my taste, maybe 7 or 8 inches would do.  I’d take it in but right now, I am SO not in the mood to repin all those ruffles…

Happy creating!


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4 thoughts on “How To Sew A Ruffle Skirt – Free Sewing Tutorial

      1. Oh, that’s awesome! You’re right; the colors are great. I got the Steampunkery book today and may try a project. Especially like the steampunk heart, but that may be too advanced for me.

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