Skirts

How To : Make a Basic Skirt Pattern

Written instructions on how to draft a basic skirt pattern with accompanying video. Take your correct measurements before you begin. Video: . Step 1: Measure Carefully measure your waist, hips and hip drop. Step 2: Draw a Rectangle The horizontal lines (1 to 2 and 3 to 4 in ...more

How To : Fix a broken skirt or trouser zipper

Are you in a hurry and just found out that your zipper is broker? This how to video offers a quick fix to almost any broken zipper that will save you lots of money. All you need to fix a zipper is a screwdriver, pliers, and candle wax.

How To : Transform a long skirt into various styled dresses

Sometimes shopping at old department stores or thrift shops can lead you to a gold mine of possibility. Everything there can either be worn for its intended purpose or it can be altered to fit what you think it could be. In this case, taking a long skirt and transforming it in ...more

How To : Tenderize skirt steak

This video demonstrates how to tenderize the skirt steak. For this, the first thing to do is to place the skirt steak on the cutting board. Now with the help of the point side of the meat mallet, start hitting the steak to tenderize it. Once you have thoroughly hit the meat wi ...more

How To : Make a mini skirt from old jeans and a maxi skirt

Celebrity stylist Hannah Sandling shows us how to make a miniskirt from old jeans and a maxiskirt, courtesy of Tampax Tampons. This is a confidence building mini skirt creation for women. Watch all four parts of this fashion design video tutorial, and see how to convert an old ...more

How To : Wear bandage skirts with three different outfits

Bandage skirts can be tricky to mix and match. What goes well with them? In this video, you'll learn just that. Check out three different outfits that you can wear with a bandage skirt. These skirts are actually pretty versatile, so whatever you got could work!

How To : Recycle old jeans into a mini skirt with Gianny L

Learn how to recycle an old jeans into a sexy mini skirt! Crafter and recycler Gianny L shows how to take old jeans or pants, cut off the legs, and sew up a new mini skirt. Don't throw away old pants that just sit in the closet, transform them into something new. You'll be we ...more

How To : Turn jeans into knee length denim skirts with Gianny L

This knee length denim skirt is both flirty and comfortable. Learn how to turn jeans into a knee length denim skirt with Gianny L! The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. Wear with boots for a sexy look or with flip flops for casual days.

How To : Make a flared skirt

This instructional video series with expert Candi Cane-Canncel will teach you how to make your own flared miniskirt from scratch. You will learn to measure your hips and waist for the perfect, sexy fit. Part 1 of 29 - How to Make a flared skirt. Make a flared skirt - Part 2 of ...more

How To : Create a chic tatter skirt from fabric scraps

Just because your skirt is in tatters doesn't mean you look like a homeless hobo. In fact, when the tatters that comprise your skirt come from old but beautiful fabrics (instead of, well, just old and overused fabrics), you'll look both chic and money smart. Dig through your ...more

How To : Make a sexy workplace appropriate pencil skirt

Dressing for the workplace doesn't have to be frumpy and dull. Turn up the sexiness (but not so high that, you know, you get yourself into messy sexual harassment lawsuits) by watching this video by Gianny L. The fashion DIY guru will show you how to make your own pencil skir ...more

How To : Sew a Victorian skirt

This video demonstrates how to sew a Victorian skirt. First take a cotton cloth and cut a rectangle piece twice the size of your waist. The length would be depending on your choice of height you require. Hem the top and the bottom of the cloth. Then use elastic thread to creat ...more

How To : Sew a dirndl style Austrian or German skirt

The dirndl skirt is cut straight and gathered at the waist, and is a traditional style of German or Austrian skirts. Due to the cut and the flare, it's an ideal skirt for Lolita style costumes, and this tutorail shows you how to sew a dirndl without a pattern. If you liked th ...more

How To : Create a high-waisted poofy skirt with Gianny L

High waists and poofy balloon skirts are both two of the hottest fashion trends this season, seen on stars like Lauren Conrad and Jessica Simpson (yes, of the famous "Mom jean" snafu). Combine these two trends together and you get a high-waisted poofy skirt, which is more fla ...more

How To : Make a high-waisted pencil skirt with Gianny L

The high-waisted skirt is a fashion classic and should be the wardrobe staple of every stylish career woman. See how to make a high-waisted pencil skirt in this video from GiannyL. This DIY closet hack is simple and easy, and the pencil skirt is a must-have for any business v ...more

How To : Make a Suzumiya Haruhi skirt for cosplaying

Watch this step by step costume making guide on how to make a Suzumiya Haruhi skirt for cosplaying. This tutorial is great for anime enthusiasts, designers, and do it yourself fashion aficionados. Learn the necessary steps of designing a Suzimiya Haruhi skirt for cosplaying.

How To : Make a skirt out of shorts

Clothing alterations, patches, inserts, and skirts! Learn how to turn shorts into a skirt in this free sewing video. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make a skirt out of shorts. Make a skirt out of shorts - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a skirt ...more

How To : Turn a skirt into a long, breezy summer dress

Like billowy, bohemian tops or billowy dresses that go aflutter in the wind? Then this is the perfect DIY fashion tutorial for you. Using a long old skirt you can probably find by digging through your own closet or your stylish mother's treasure trove, you will learn how to re ...more

How To : Create a floral $2 reversible wrap skirt

Making your own dress saves you enough money as it is, and you'll be double the frugalista if you make that dress reversible. Though creating a two-sided reversible dress sounds hard to do, by adding a few tie straps it's about as easy as sewing an apron. Watch this episode o ...more

How To : Make a ruffled and gathered Lolita skirt

Lolita, hime or Little Bo Beep - this skirt will serve all those costume functions! Sew an easy ruffled skirt and then use elastic to gather the waistband and create the outer ruffle. You don't need a pattern, just your measurements and a sewing machine!

How To : Make a skirt out of shirt sleeves with ThreadBanger

This Thread Banger video demonstrates making a skirt from men’s button down shirt sleeves. Brooksie from Haute Sew presents the technique. Two men’s button down shirts are needed. Cut the sleeves off the shirt at the seams and then split them open at the shirt sleeve seams ...more

How To : Repurpose last season's skirt into a cute tote bag

Vintage is in right now, but that doesn't mean everything you can dig up in your mother's closet is fashionable (we're thinking her neon '80s balloon pants here). If you happen to find a skirt in her collection that's dyed a nice color but cut entirely wrong to look good on an ...more

How To : Make a denim skirt from jeans

Vicky Taylor from The Crafts Channel teaches us how to transform an old pair of jeans to a trendy denim mini skirt. Get a pair of denim jeans and cut the front side from the end of the zipper downwards to the crotch. Do the same at the back making sure that it is at the same l ...more

How To : Clean skirting boards

Jacqueline Hanson from Amy Cleaners gets those skirting boards mighty clean, which gives that added spark to any room. Clean skirting boards. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Design a skirt

Skirts are an essential part of any women's wardrobe or high fashion show. Learn how to draw fashion skirt designs with tips from a fashion expert in this free fashion design video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Design a skirt. Design a skirt - Part 2 of 15. Click through to wa ...more

How To : Make your own classic A-line wrap skirt for cheap

In this tutorial, learn how to make your very own A-line wrap skirt that will look great all year long. This classic piece is easy to make and doesn't require a lot of time. Follow along and get started increasing you summer wardrobe for cheap! You Will Need: *Fabric *Interfa ...more

How To : Sew a simple floral summer skirt with Whitney Sews

During the summer, we all want to focus more on getting out into the sun and having an adventure than putting on layers of makeup and spending hours figuring out if, indeed, our Calvin Klein riding boots go with our Marc Jacobs sailor shorts. Eliminate all the fuss and save u ...more

How To : Make a mini skirt and matching top with Gianny L

The alluring and stylish GiannyL is the DIY fashion design guru of the web. Do-it-yourself has never been so sexy before. Her fashion design video tutorials make new outfits not only hot, but cheap and easy. And recycling and reusing old clothing is not only practical, but eco ...more

How To : Sew a simple flouncy high-waisted skirt

High waisted skirts may seem rather unflattering - after all, the last high-waisted trend we've heard about was high-waisted pants, and after Jessica Simpson's mom jeans controversy that trend has swiftly burned out and died. But because high-waisted skirts fall at your waist, ...more

How To : Create a flattering A-line bubble skirt

Don't worry, while this episode of "Whitney Sews" does indeed teach you how to create a bubble skirt, we're not talking about the haute couture kinds featured on Alexander McQueen's last runway show (God rest his soul) and on other catwalks, ballooned out like a pure sphere an ...more

How To : Draft a lower torso or skirt sloper

This video tutorial demonstrates the steps for drafting a sloper that shows the exact shape of an individual's body between the waist and the hips. It can be used to create skirts for women, the top of pants for men and women, and body doubles (aka Dress Forms). Learn how to d ...more

How To : Turn old jeans into a skirt

Summer is just around the corner and those jeans that seemed perfect for winter aren't looking so hot. Put those jeans to use, and make your very own jean skirt. Grab a pair of scissors and a sewing machine and get started. Turn your old jeans into a cute skirt and embrace yo ...more

How To : Make a hip bubble skirt with Gianny L

DIY fashion guru Gianny L is well known for her ability to turn very blah-looking t-shirts and old pants into stylish, body contouring bikinis, bags, and even Halloween costumes. Watch this Gianny L tutorial to see how to create a brilliant white bubble skirt from about two y ...more

How To : Design a Basic Straight Skirt Pattern

This is a step-by-step video showing an easy way to design a unique skirt pattern. It's for a basic straight skirt pattern. After you have your pattern finished, you can create any skirt style that you can imagine. Don't waist time. Watch below to start designing your pattern ...more

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