Sew the waistband into a loop.
Right sides together, sew the seam that is twice the length of the bottom of your rib cage to the top of your boobs.
You can use a straight stitch.
Fold the loop in half so that the wrong sides are together.
Sew the straps to the skirt.
Right sides together, sew the end of a strap to the circle you made for your waist.
- Tip: It may be easier to do this if you don't pin.
- Tip: Use a stretch fabric or zigzag stitch so that your seams can stretch.
Sew on the other strap in the same manner. Make the straps overlap by half of the width of one strap.
Sew the waistband onto the skirt.
Place the raw edges of the waistband on the outside of the circle, sandwiching the straps.
- Tip: Be careful here! Look at a picture of the finished project and poke around at your piece to make sure that everything is in the right order.
- Tip: Pin this one. You might need to stretch something as you sew to make them fit together properly.
Sew with a stretch or zigzag stitch.
And that's it! Now you have a dress!