You will need:
Elastic (I used elastic from my old underwear!)
A sewing machine
A small safety pin
First, lay out your fabric and set the plate on top of it, making sure the plate is facing down.
Cut around the plate and take it off of the fabric. You should now have a circle if fabric.
Fold the fabric in half...
Then in half again...
Then in half again.
Cut off the top. Do not cut too much off! Cut a little at a time, and fold it back up each time you cut some off.
Unfold the circle each time you cut a little off to see if it fits around your dolls waist. Once it fits around your dolls waist, you can stop cutting off the top.
When you have finished cutting the hole in the middle, it should look like this. (If you don't know how to sew, you can just leave it like this.)
Cut a slit down the back I'd the skirt.
Fold the bottom edge under once and sew it down.
Cut a strip of material about 1 1/2 inches longer than the top of the skirt and 2 1/2 times as wide as your elastic.
Fold that strip in half, wrong side to wrong side, and sew it onto the top of the skirt, like shown.
Stick your safety pin into the end of your elastic and thread it through the waistband.
When the elastic gets to the end of the waistband, make sure to sew it down.
Keep threading the elastic through, until you get to the other end of the waistband. Sew that end down too.
You will probably have to sew in a little panel in the back to make it fit. I always have to do this when I make this kind of skirt. I don't know why, it just always happens.
Anyways, by now your skirt should look something like this.
Lastly, place the back edged of the skirt together, good side to good side, and sew down the back.
Flip it right side out and it should look like this. Now you're finished!
More pictures of Izzy in this outfit coming on Friday!
Thanks for reading!