How To Make A Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern

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Warm weather is here. It is finally skirt weather! Today on HappiestCamper, we are going to show you How To Make A Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern! Tulle is such a fun fabric to use. I have been wanting to make a skirt for myself out of it for a while. My sewing friend, Debbie, sent me this pattern and I knew I had to make it! Tulle is a soft and fun fabric that is perfect for making all kinds of things. I love using it in this skirt because it is easy to dress this skirt up or down depending on the top you pair it with. It is also simple to scale the included free pattern to make this skirt for your kids. Every little girl wants a tulle skirt growing up, but who says you can make one for yourself now! This skirt is classy and stylish.

Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern

Amazing!! That is what this tulle skirt is. Casual or Classy, this tulle skirt will give you an air of luxury. Feel like the queen you are when you make this beautiful easy to sew one of a kind skirt. 

How To Make A Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern

What You’ll Need:

tulle skirt supplies

Size Chart:

Imperial (inches)SmallMediumLarge
Waist283032
Hip384042

Printing Instructions

This pattern has layers so that you can choose to print only the size you need. To achieve this Adobe Reader must be installed on your machine or device. Adobe Reader allows you to click on the layers icon which will show you each size with an eyeball beside it. Click on the eyeball beside the size you do not want to print.

Before printing check that your printer is set to No scaling or Actual size. Set the Page orientation to Auto or Portrait. And then print page 1. Measure the 2” test square to see if it measures exactly 2”. If it does, print the remaining pages.

Trimming Pages

Cut off the right and top margins of each printed page before assembling the pattern. 

You can use tape or school glue to adhere your paper pattern together. 

Pattern Assembly

After the pages have been printed and trimmed as instructed above, use the quarter circles located at the corner of each page for perfect alignment.  When done your pattern should look like this: 

assembled pattern

Pattern Pieces Checklist

Once you have printed and assembled your pattern. You will cut the following pieces. (The elastic length is provided in a cut chart and is not a pattern piece). 

Skirt LiningCut 1 on double-fold for lining
Skirt OverlayCut 5 on double-fold for tulle overlay

Seam Allowance

Use a 3/8” seam allowance unless otherwise instructed.

How To Make A Tulle Skirt

Start this how to make a tulle skirt with free pattern sewing tutorial by printing and assembling your free pattern. Once you have done that, lay it out and use it to cut your fabric. Use the cut list above to make sure you have all your pieces. Do this for the tulle overlay and the lining fabric.

Next, hem the lining of the circle skirt by sewing a basting stitch around the hem using a 3/8” seam allowance.

Fold the hem of the skirt wrong sides together along the basting stitch, fold again another 3/8” enclosing the raw edge. Sew around the entire hem of the skirt 1/8” from the folded edge.”

Next on this how to make a tulle skirt with free pattern sewing tutorial, stack the layers of tulle one at a time on top of the skirt lining and pin all layers together at the waist and sew them together using a basting stitch.

Next we are going to divide the waist into quarters. Fold the waist into half and mark the points, then meet the two marked points together and use them as a guide to find the other two half points. 

Now we will work on the waistband. Take your elastic and fold it in half and sew the two short ends together using a small zigszag stitch. 

Now on this how to make a tulle skirt with free pattern sewing tutorial, divide the elastic into quarters just as how you did the skirt. Pin the wrong side of the elastic to the wrong side of the skirt lining, aligning the quarter marks.

Sew the skirt and elastic together using a zigzag stitch,  ensuring that the elastic is at least a 1/4” above the skirt. You will need to stretch the elastic to fit the skirt . 

For the final step in this how to make a tulle skirt with free pattern sewing tutorial, flip the elastic waistband over to the right side of the skirt and sew another row of zigzag stitches to secure the elastic to the skirt. Stretch the elastic as you sew.

And that’s it! now you know how to make a tulle skirt with free pattern! This is a fun and cute skirt that is perfect for formal or casual occasions. Who doesn’t want to feel like a princess in this tulle skirt. We hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Be sure to let us know what you thought on our social media. You can make this in under an hour, so pick out some tulle and make this skirt today!

Easy DIY Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern

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How To Make A Tulle Skirt With Free Pattern

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Make your own cute tulle skirt. This skirt is a staple for my summer wardrobe. It is easy to make thanks to the included free pattern. Pick out your favorite color tulle and make one today!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $20.00

Instructions

  1. Print and assemble your pattern, Use it to cut out your fabric.
  2. Hem the lining the circle skirt by sewing a basting stitch around the hem using a 3/8” seam allowance,
  3. Fold the hem of the skirt wrong sides together long the basting stitch, fold again another 3/8” enclosing the raw edge. 
  4. Sew around the entire hem of the skirt 1/8” from the folded edge.
  5. Stack the layers of tulle one at a time on top of the skirt lining and pin all layers together at the waist and sew a basting stitch 
  6. Next, we are going to divide the waist into quarters. Fold the waist into half and mark the points, then meet the two marked points together and use them as a guide to find the other two half points. 
  7. Take your elastic and fold it in half and sew the two short ends together using a small zigzag stitch. 
  8. Divide the elastic into quarters just as how you did the skirt.
  9. Pin the wrong side of the elastic to the wrong side of the skirt lining, aligning the quarter marks.
  10. Sew the skirt and elastic together using a zigzag stitch,  ensuring that the elastic is at least 1/4” above the skirt. You will need to stretch the elastic to fit the skirt. 
  11. Flip the elastic waistband over to the right side of the skirt and sew another row of zigzag stitches to secure the elastic to the skirt. Stretch the elastic as you sew.  

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