Miss Z's 2+2 skirt.....think glamour,sophistication,suitability for a 11(nearly 12)year old.
Velvet trim-well what else?
oliver+S-all bases covered.
We went with the top-half of the pleats stitched down and the bottom half left unpressed.
After cutting out your pattern,consider notching the top AND the bottom of your skirt piece.
It makes it far easier to line up the pleats and the notches will be hidden in the hemming.
|Notches top and bottom.|
Miss Z requested a velvet ribbon hem but we did not have quite enough....
So we decided to trim the front waistband with the piece we had and used the scrap as a button loop.
A black satin button finished the look.
To add a little lift,I topstitched the pleats horizontally.
It was very simple and we both liked the result!
The finished skirt...
Pattern pressed and folded and popped away.