Project- Sewing: Let’s make quick gathered skirt for girls using Mariposa Lily Fabric by Anino Hudy Bery®

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:


Materials needed

Fabric: 1 meter of Kona Cotton Mariposa Lily by A Hudy Bery® (available on Spoonflower)

Sewing Machine

Sewing pins


Tape measure

Rotary cutter/ scissors

Sewing thread




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.




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