Here is a gathered skirt tutorial with detailed step by step pictures and instructions. This skirt has been made using the Mariposa Lily fabric by Anino A Hudy Bery®.
This fabric is available in Anino’s shop on Spoonflower and Fashion Formula.
Fashion Formula: https://www.fashion-formula.com/shop/mariposa-lily-fabric
Fabric: 1 meter of Kona Cotton Mariposa Lily by A Hudy Bery® (available on Spoonflower)
Rotary cutter/ scissors
Step 1: Cut the strip for the skirt band on a fold and then cut two(2) pieces for the skirt body.
Step 2: Fold the skirt band in half (width-wise), see picture. Pleat the front and back of the skirt’s body to fit the band. Pins can be used to secure the pleats before sewing.
Step 3: Sew the pleats.
Step 4: Sew the front of the skirt’s body to the back of the skirt’s body. Sew the hems.
Step 5: Sew the band to form a ring. See pictures below.
Step 6: Pin the band to the skirt’s body. See the pictures below
Step 7: Sew the edge of the elastic to form a ring using satin stitch and then flatten the pointy seam by sewing it on itself.
Step 8: Put the elastic in the skirt’s band as shown in the picture below.
Step 9: Cover the elastic with the skirt band.
Step 10: Enclose the elastic to the skirt band using pins.
Step 11: Sew the skirt band using Top-Stitching.
Step 12: Enjoy your Skirt.