Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! Everyone seems to love this series and keeps begging for more! This time we’re showing you how you can make a perfect skirt for spring on the cheap. Our skirt pick of the day is a ruffle bird skirt from Anthropologie. Keep reading for our ruffle pencil skirt DIY!
Ruffle Pencil Skirt DIY Details:
Ruffle Pencil Skirt: Anthropologie Bird Ruffle Pencil Skirt
Fabric Recommendation: Telio Tara Twill Peacock Mustard Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Selena Knit Asymmetrical Pencil Skirt with Ruffle
Ruffle Pencil Skirt DIY Math:
Anthropologie Bird Ruffle Pencil Skirt: $495 retail price.
Fabric needed: 2 yards
Fabric: $7.98 per yard
Total Cost: $17.95
Total Savings: $477.05
Ruffle Pencil Skirt DIY Instructions:
How to do it. This skirt pattern is made for knit fabric, so two modifications need to be made. First of all, you probably need to go up at least one size. Look at the finished garment measurements chart to be sure. Secondly, you need to add a zipper to the side seam so you can get it off and on! This is not a hard addition, and here’s a good tutorial from Tessuti.
Wow, the DIY wins again!! Are you seeing a pattern here? Ha, but seriously, it’s so easy and fun to sew your own couture looking clothes!
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