How do you make a circle skirt for beginners?

How do you make a circle skirt for beginners?

To make a circle skirt, fold 1 yard of fabric 4 times into a rectangle, and cut a strip of fabric off of the open end for a waistband. Then, fold a fitted skirt lengthwise 4 times, and use the waist as a guide to cut a semicircle off of one of the closed corners of fabric.

How much fabric do I need for a full circle skirt?

Depending on your waist size and the length of your skirt you can cut an entire circle using 60-inch wide fabric. My circle pattern just barely made it and took about 1 1/2 yards of fabric (I purchased 2 yards just to be safe).

How do I calculate fabric for a circle skirt?

You will need two measurements: Your waist circumference, measured at the level of the waistband, and….Circle skirt math

  1. R = waist / 2π – 2 for a full circle skirt;
  2. R = 4/3 × waist / 2π – 2 for a 3/4 circle skirt;
  3. R = 2 × waist / 2π – 2 for a half circle skirt; and.
  4. R = 4 × waist / 2π – 2 for a quarter circle skirt.

What is the best fabric for a circle skirt?

Fabric – The best fabrics to make a circle skirt have drape. This means the fabric is soft enough to be flattering and to fall in soft gathers. Look for fabrics like cotton and cotton blends, linen, rayon, and even stretch fabrics.

How do you draft a circle skirt pattern?

Instructions: Drafting Full Circle Skirt – Figure 1

  1. Draw a horizontal line from A to B: the length of this line is your waist measurement (including 1 inch ease), divided by 6.28*
  2. Measure from B to C, your desired skirt length.
  3. Measure the same distances verticallly down from A, making sure that you have a right angle.

How to make an easy circle skirt?

sewing tools

  • 1-2 yards of 2 inch elastic
  • 2-3 yards of Liverpool fabric*(or other easy to sew knit fabric) Liverpool fabric*is a polyester fabric with a crepe like look to the front.
  • Circle Skirt pattern – get it at the end of the post
  • How to make a plus size circle skirt?

    CIRCLE SKIRT MATH Radius for your Waist circle = (Waist measurement + 2 inches) ÷ 6.28ORHip measurement ÷ 6.28Using the waist measurement will give you a snu…

    How to measure for and cut a circle skirt?

    – To create the waistband, take your scissors and cut a half circle for the waistband that is about the same width as the width of the folded fitted skirt. – It is better to cut the waist a little smaller. – If you prefer, you can also measure your waist circumference with a measuring tape.

    How to make a circle skirt tutorial?

    – Cut out Elastic approximately the same as the waist size – Sew the ends of the elastic together, leaving a full 1/2 inch seam allowance – Press open & topstitch over both sides of the elastic to flatten that area (see image) – I also created iron-on tags for the girls and covered the seam with it