30 Skirts Project- Skirt 5: Sewn Pleated Skirt Using Wedding Flowers Bright Fabric by Anino A Hudy Bery®

Our fifth skirt is a sewn pleated skirt using wedding flowers bright fabric by Anino A Hudy Bery®.

Mariposa Lily fabric is shown in step 4 to step 11 of the step by step tutorial but the steps are the same.

Wedding Flower Bright fabric is available in Anino’s shop on Spoonflower and Fashion Formula.

Spoonflower: https://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/5082149-wedding-flowers-bright-by-anino

Fashion Formula: https://www.fashion-formula.com/shop/wedding-flowers-bright


The Mariposa Lily fabric is available in Anino’s shop on Spoonflower and Fashion Formula.

Spoonflower.- https://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/5234037-mariposa-lily-fabric-by-anino

Fashion Formula: https://www.fashion-formula.com/shop/mariposa-lily-fabric


Materials needed

Fabric: 1 meter of Kona Cotton Wedding flowers bright by A Hudy Bery® (available on Spoonflower and Fashion Formula).

Sewing Machine

Sewing pins

Elastic- 20mm or 25mm width

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.