Who doesn’t love a fabulous skater dress? I found the perfect stretch fabric and couldn’t wait to get started on sewing this super simple and easy-to-make dress. I absolutely adore this piece because it can be dressed up or down by pairing it with the right accessories. This will definitely become one of your closet favorites! Follow my step-by-step tutorial to learn how to DIY this stunner of a skater dress in a few simple steps. You’ll be rocking this amazing fashion-statement piece in no time!
DIY a Stunning Skater Dress
Tools and materials:
- Sewing machine
To get started on putting this amazing dress together, cut out the half-circle skirt from your fabric. I have chosen this gorgeous floral print fabric but feel free to choose any stretch fabric you like for your new skater dress!
Once your skirt has been cut out it’s time to move on to the bodice. Cut out both the front and back pieces for the bodice.
Next, take the two back pieces and pin the middle seam together. Once the back has been pinned in place, sew along your pinned line.
Now it’s time to sew the bodice of this stunning dress together! Place your front piece on your back piece, right sides together. Pin the pieces in place and sew along the sides.
While you’re busy with the bodice, make sure to also pin and sew the shoulder seams!
With the bodice pretty much ready, it’s time to move back to the skirt of this awesome skater dress. Make sure to flip the bodice right side out!
Pin and sew the center back seam of the skirt. Just a few more steps and this stunning dress will be ready!
Insert your bodice into the newly sewed circle skirt making sure the fabrics are right sides together. Line up the center back seam of the skirt with the center back seam of the bodice.
Pin the edges of the skirt and bodice together at the waistline. Hop on over to your sewing machine and sew the two pieces to make your new dress!
This last step will give your stunning new skater dress the perfect finish! Hem the neckline, shoulders, and of course the bottom of the skirt.
I am absolutely obsessed with this skater dress! How would you style this amazing dress? Let me know in the comments below!
- Pattern (https://www.scarletstitch.com/how-to-make-a-half-circle-skater-dress/)
- Sewing machine
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