How to make short bustle skirt

I started work on this skirt from the back first. What general measurements do you use when doing seam allowances?

how to make short bustle skirt

I prefer a waistband that folds over so I can hide all of the ugly unfinished top edges inside them. These pleats should fold upwards for the best look. The pleats on the side of the bustle show well in this picture, and also how they are made in a different direction than the pleats on the sides of the apron.

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how to make short bustle skirt

Sew the front piece's pleats. But if you don't know where to start or want a fast way to handle this for a seldom-worn costume, see my instructions below for a quick casing waistband.

how to make short bustle skirt

Click here to post a comment. When you are happy with the fit of the waistband, sew it in place, making sure you catch the cotton ribbons so they take the weight of the bustle and the pleats.

How to make bustle skirts

Hem the skirt. Awert1962 1 year ago. Susan Conner 10 October 2015 at 03: Only add extra inches of fabric to the panels that you are going to use for the bustle. I have a secondary tutorial that I want to half imitate for the front. You don't have to be too exact about this though. It does need some extra to allow for a poofy petticoat.

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That is amazing!! The length of the ribbons is up to you.

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Sacred Stag 13 July 2015 at 12: Cut six pieces of your cotton ribbon. Step 10 Folding the waistband back the other way, you can see what the finished product looks like from the right side. You can use it as is, or change it up a little.

This side of the skirt has the zipper, but it blends in nicely.