Simple Smocked Skirt Tutorial

This skirt came together in no time flat.  If you’ve got about a yard of fabric and some elastic thread on hand, you can make this right now.  Here’s how I did it (click to enlarge and/or print):

I love how this looks with a thick belt and leggings.  It’s also super comfortable since elastic thread is very forgiving.  If you’ve never used elastic thread before, I recommend reading this tutorial first.

If you decide to try out this skirt, let me know how it turns out!  I’d love to see photos!

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11 Responses

  1. That is so cute and simple. I love this! I want to make a bunch! Thanks so much for sharing this, I’ll be linking.

  2. this is so cute

  3. I NEED some elastic thread! I want to make that. So cute :)

  4. I would love to learn how to smock. It seems like it would be difficult!

  5. Wow this is so cute! I’ve never used elastic thread before, but I want to try this! I’m on my way to the tutorial you linked in.

  6. It looks so cute on you! How does the elastic hold up over time?

  7. Aw, I love this skirt! I’ve been meaning to try making something with elastic thread…and now I think I know what!
    Thanks for sharing :)

  8. Very cute! I’ve never played with elastic thread. Someday I’ll be brave enough! And this looks like the perfect project to try out.

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  10. so cute, i love your fabric choice.

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