I’ve seen these skirts all over the place over the past few weeks. I love the symmetry and comfiness they bring, however, I didn’t like the price tags that went along with them. So, like usual, I took matters into my own hands.
Step 1: You need a piece of fabric that goes around your waist/thighs/bottom 1.5 times.
Step 2: From that piece of fabric, tri-fold it into three equal pieces. Cut the fabric along the edge so that you have three pieces of fabric the same length and width.
Step 3. Take two pieces and put them together with the same side facing in. Using a pencil or other marker, create the tulip shape by rounding off one corner of the fabric. Cut both pieces of fabric together while they are facing same side in.
Step 4: Over lap your two tulip pieces over the third still rectangular piece. You should be able to see your tulip shape shirt coming together.
Step 5: Take your two front pieces (the ones you cute earlier) by the tops, together. Pin the tops together and sew along the top edge. You should now have one front piece that consists of your two cut pieces, and one back piece.
Step 6: Put your front piece and back piece together with same sides facing in. Sew all three pieces of fabric together on the two side edges.
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Step 7: While the skirt is inside out, fold the top down approximately 1 inch to create the space for the elastic. Pin and sew around top of skirt leaving a small hole for the elastic. Feed the elastic through, make sure it fits comfortably on your waist and sew closed.