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 gorgeous skirt for holiday parties and feel rich because you saved so much money! Our skirt pick of the day is a Calvin Klein Circle Skirt. Keep reading for our DIY Calvin Klein skirt!
DIY Calvin Klein Skirt Details:
Calvin Klein Check Taffeta Circle Skirt from Saks.com
Fabric Recommendation: This lovely Art Gallery Indie Boheme Apatite Crystal fabric. We just love using Art Gallery Fabric!
Pattern Recommendation: Megan Nielsen Veronika Skirt (You can buy this skirt pattern or get it FREE by signing up for their newsletter!) We have sewn this skirt and you can read our full review here. Everyone loves a good circle skirt, and this one has an option for pockets!!!
This one from Amazon would work nicely.
DIY Calvin Klein Skirt Math:
Calvin Klein Check Taffeta Circle Skirt: $1600 retail price.
Fabric needed: 3.5 yards
Pattern: $12.77 or FREE for newsletter subscribers
Fabric: $12.73 per yard
Notions: 9” invisible zipper $4.99
Total Cost: $49.55
Total Savings: $1550.45
How to do it. The Calvin Klein Taffeta skirt is pleated, so you can iron pleats into the fabric we’ve recommended before cutting out the circle skirt. Or after if you want the pleats all vertical on the skirt. Your choice!
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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