Wednesday 29 July 2015

28 FREE Girls' Skirt Tutorials

Little girls' skirts are one of the easiest garment projects to tackle. The fit is forgiving, thanks to the elastic waist that many are made with and the length is easy to adapt. Today I'm sharing twenty eight awesome tutorials from the Skirts for Girls collection, here at Threading My Way. Each tutorial contains step by step detailed instructions, with lots of photos, showing how you can make a skirt for a little girl in your life.

28 FREE Girls' Skirt Tutorials ~ Threading My Way

The projects range in difficulty, from easy gathered skirts, to more complicated ones with scallops and lots of girlie ruffles. Several of the skirts have been refashioned from pre-loved clothing.

Button Up Skirt by Susan, from Second Chances by Susan

Ruffled Skirt by Beatriz, from El Blog de la Tata

Simple Gathered Skirt by Pam, from Threading My Way

The Bluebell Skirt  by Jenya, from While She Was Sleeping

Elephant Skirt with Secret Pockets by Wen, from What's Mummy Up To

Super Ruffle Skirt by Heather, from Sew Easy Being Green

Simple Gathered Skirt by Pam, from Threading My Way

One Skirt Three Ways by Jamie, from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

No Gathers Bubble Skirt by Olga, from Kid Approved

Ruffly Waist Tie Skirt by Adele, from Mammy Made

The Apron Skirt  by Rachel and Donna, from Once Upon a Sewing Machine

Double Layer Circle Skirt by Jamie, from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Shirt to Skirt Refashion by Pam, from Threading My Way

Scallop Skirt by Bella, from Nisabell Necessary

Color Block A-line Skirt by Mie, from Sewing Like Mad

The Peggy Skirt by Ros, from Sew Delicious

The Peggy Skirt I made using Ros' tutorial

Vintage Pillowcase Skirt by Olga, from Kid Approved

Circle Skirt by Suz, from Sew Pony

Dresden Pleat Skirt by Bella, from Nisabell Necessary

Daffodil Skirt by Jenya, from While she was sleeping

Western Bandana-Style Skirt by Bonny, from The Domesticated Princess

A Simple Skirt with Ruffles by Donna & Rachel, from Once Upon a Sewing Machine

Rainbow Circle Skirt by Mira, from Sewing the Littleheart Collection

Pintucked Skirt by Pam, from Threading My Way

Ruffled Jersey Knit Skirt by Shirley, from Sewing by Shirley

Turtle Neck to Maxi Skirt by Lindsay, from PA Country Crafts

One Hour Maxi Skirt by Tara ~ Tales of a Trophy Wife

From Top to Skirt by Pam, from Threading My Way

If that's not enough inspiration for you, check out the rest of the projects in the Skirts for Girls Link Party. At last count, there were 177 fabulous skirts linked up to our ongoing link party - tutorials, pattern reviews, tips and techniques. Such a wide variety of styles and so many creative ideas.

... Pam


  1. Thanks so much for including my maxi skirt refashion! It has now been passed down to her younger sister who calls it her "maximi" skirt. :)

  2. Hmmmmmmmmmmm there are several in there that I would actually wear myself, especially the ones with a scalloped hem and the ones that button up (the last one in particular) :D I also would - I'm not ashamed to admit it - wear anything that had the word PUFFLE in the name ... just so I could use the word PUFFLE all day long :)

  3. They all look so great!! Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Great list, Pam! Your parties are THE place for inspirations!

  5. Lots of very cute styles, I love the Peggy Skirt best I think.

  6. Great list Pam, so many lovely skirts :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays


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