Monday, June 27, 2016

How to make this Layered skirt for Makie or Blythe Dolls

1 strip of fabric 1 1/2" by 7"
1 Strip of fabric 2" by 14"
1 piece of 1/4" elastic 3 1/2" long

1. Serge or zig zag one 7" edge of the shorter strip of fabric.
2. Hem on 2" x 14" long strip of fabric along 14" side by fold up 1/4" and fold up 1/4" again and sew.
3. Gather the opposite 14" length to fit the unserged edge of the 1 1/2" y 7" strip.
4. Sew the strips together adjusting gathers to make them even.
5. Serge or zig zag the edges together.
6. Top stitch on the right side as shown in the skirt photo above.
7. Turn top edge down on the 1 1/2" by 7" strip that is now sewn to the other skirt piece,  3/8" and stitch.
8. Use a safety pin or bodkin and insert the elastic and stitch on each end to hold the elastic in place.
9. Stitch the center back seam and serge or zig zag it. Turn right side out and put on your doll.

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