Tuesday, June 19, 2012


When I am getting ready for work I always pass over my clothes that need a petticoat. I have some wonderful petticoats that are super full and made of chiffon. The problem is that I get very hot and an ultra full skirt is not always the best when you are teaching kid-os sitting on the floor. I found this tutorial (thanks Sew Weekly) on how to make a petticoat out of a sheet and some tulle. I think I may give it a try.




  1. Sew Vala posted a comment on here but between me sewing, watching Ghost Hunters, and playing Words with Friends I hit "reject" instead of "publish". And for the life of me I cannot figure out how to get it back. (Any clues?) So here it is,

    "I am surely going to have a go at this. The last underskirt I made was mostly tulle and it was really uncomfortable. This looks much nicer."

  2. Am also in the throes of petticoat issues. I have one really old long one, that used to fit like a dream, but now is too small and too long. And have collected actual rolls of tulle (pre-cuts sold at Joann's) for wedding deco to make up a few. This tulle went thru my machine, much to my amazement, when I gathered it with my gather foot. But I've not yet attached to anything yet. My thoughts are: I don't need to fill out anything extra in my hips, (yikes! to that thought!) but I need my skirt bottoms filled in so they look period-correct. Am planning on using left-over lining fabric for the skirt part.