Saturday, March 13, 2010

Jelly Roll Skirt

I tried my hand at this jelly roll skirt today. Turned out really cute and was so easy.

For a size 18 months I did the following:
  1. sewed 5 strips together longways.  cut them down to 17" on the crease of the strips. iron seams down towards the bottom hem.
  2. took 2 strips (17" on the crease) and sewed them short sides together to make the ruffle. I ironed it in half long ways. Then used my handy ruffler foot to make the ruffle.
  3. Sewed the ruffle to the bottom of the skirt.
  4. Took a stretch t-shirt and cut off a piece 17 x 2" on the finished bottom end and sewed it to make a waist band. 
  5. gather the skirt and sew it to the waist band stretching as you go. All done.

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