Often asked: How To Make A Skater Skirt No Sew?

DIY No-Sew Neoprene Circle Skirt

I like it because you don’t have to sew hems (win!). I recently made this skirt in a matter of minutes with almost no sewing, which is a lazy girl’s dream DIY come true.

How much fabric do I need for a skater skirt?

Skater Skirt (DIY)

  1. Let’s get the hard part out of the way…the measurements!!!!
  2. With the measuring tape in the corner, draw out your waist radius by measuring 6.5 inches from the point with small dots and connecting the dots to make a sure cut line.

How do you wear a skater skirt?

Choose a turtleneck and ankle boots with a T-shirt for a more modest look, or lace-up boots with a T-shirt. Pair your skater mini skirt with a lace blouse in bright colors, and finish with fancy, feminine heels. You can also add more female niceties like florals, a tie front, or ruffles.

How much fabric do I need for a full circle skirt?

You will need different widths of fabric depending on the length of the skirt. For a skirt above the knee or one that sits at the knee, I recommend 45-60 inch fabric and 2.5 yards. For a floor length skirt, you will need 60-90 inch fabric and 3 yards.

What is the difference between a full and half circle skirt?

The green skirt in the photo is a ‘half’ circle skirt; a ‘full’ circle skirt, on the other hand, has twice as much fabric and is thus more voluminous.

What fabric is best for a circle skirt?

Cotton, like most skirts, is a good choice for circle skirts, but satin, which is a difficult material to work with if you’re just learning to sew, works well for full circle skirts like those seen in the 1950s.

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