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Make this simple DIY Wool Skirt

DIY Style Aug 30, 2018

DIY Wool Skirt

The mini is back!

And I guess so is the maxi, so either way you’re set. But if you feel like you want to add a simple mini to your collection, this is a great place to start. Easy to make, with a timeless look that you’ll wear over and over. Scroll down to see how to make one for yourself!

DIY Wool Skirt

1

Lay a skirt, or a paper pattern on the wrong side of the fabric. The paper pattern we're using here is copied from an existing skirt. Trace around and cut. You should end up with a complete mirrored front piece, and two separate back pieces. 

2

Cut the pieces for a waistband as well. A long strip of rectangular fabric the same length as your waist will do. Cut two sets of this pattern and sew them together on the top seam. 

3

Sew the darts on the skirt pieces first if you decide to add them for a more form-fitting skirt.

4

Sew down the side seams of the skirt, and attach the waistband. Leave the back center seam open, we will install a zipper in the next step. 

5

The final step is to install an invisible zipper. A more detailed step-by-step on installing invisible zippers can be found here

I may have gone a little OTT on the French inspired styling here, but I thought why not? Luckily you can just as easily pair this skirt with a pair of sneaker and a knit.

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