Garter Skirt Tutorial

from Heather Wielding Designs

Garter Skirt Tutorial Pattern


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Sewing: Garter Skirt Tutorial
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Garter Skirt Tutorial Skirt on its own, without petticoat

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • use your sewing machine
  • take measurements

Pattern Description:

Tiny little skirts are the foundation of Gothic fashion. They're perfect for showing off fabulous legs and stunning boots. This one has a sewn in garter belt, as inspired by Lip Service.

This easy-to-follow tutorial includes fully illustrated instructions on patterning, cutting and sewing Your very own garter skirt. You can make it as short or as long as You like, but note that the amount of fabric specified makes a very short skirt.

Also note that this tutorial does not include a pattern, but will help You make Your own in quick, easy steps.

Tutorial is written in Finnish and English, all in the same .pdf-file.

PS. I'm wearing a tulle petticoat under the skirt, and this tutorial doesn't include instructions for that.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • free size


  • light weight cotton for skir hem, at least 66 cm/26"
  • stretchy satin or such for the belt, at least 20cm/7,8"
  • bias tape
  • zipper
  • four garters

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • serger (optional but recommended)
  • pins and thread and other notions you like to use

About Designer

About Designer

HeatherWielding on

I am a Finnish indie author and designer, self-taught seamstress with a degree and a passion to create. I run a small business in fashion, offering both unique, one-of-a-kind pret a porter garments and sewing, knitting and crocheting patterns. As the Gothic style is close to my heart, most of my designs feature elements of dark fashion.

As the environment is very dear to me, I try to include ...

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