Garter Skirt


Short skirt with a sewn in garter belt? This tutorial will help You draft, cut, and sew Your own mini skirt.


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 that bears decorative value only.

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. Tulle petticoat not included in the pattern.


Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • free size


  • light weight cotton for skirt hem, at least 66 cm/26″ (150 cm/60″ wide)
  • stretchy satin or such for the belt, at least 20cm/7,8″ (150 cm/60″ wide)
  • bias tape
  • zipper
  • four garters

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • serger (optional but recommended)
  • notions You like to use when sewing