If you don’t have a lot of experience with patterning and sewing clothing, a skirt is one of the easiest items to make. This pleated skirt is a great basic that you can make out of almost any woven fabric that you like– from lightweight cottons to heavier wools. You can also play around with pleating patterns to really make it your own style.
I chose a rich emerald green medium weight wool for my skirt. The fabric was a little pricey, but I just loved the color and texture of the fabric. Here’s how I made it: