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Thank you so much for these excellent directions. Cut out a piece of fabric to this dimension. Sooooo……after all that, I knew I needed strips that were 15 1/2 inches tall. We suggest contacting the seller directly to respectfully share your concerns. Match up the center of the pleat with that pin. You did a VERY nice job on this tutorial. I prefer clean lines to gathers, too. Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: Detailed information can be found in Etsy’s Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy and our Privacy Policy. Pin the main panel to the bed skirt panel around the entire perimeter. The first pin goes at the center of each piece, the two other pins should go 6 inches on each side of the center pin. That way, the shorts won’t move and will always stay in place. Pin very carefully around the counter of that rounded corner, placing the pins closer together to help the curve. And that equals 63 inches. Then cut that material to make the base rectangle. 00. Specify Light Cream, Black, Burgundy, Cobalt, Dark Brown, Light Gray, Light Taupe, or White. That was suppose to be KING size bed haha my bad, I want to move next door to you and be the bestest neighbor ever to you!!!!!! :). Ticking Stripe... more More like this Your directions and photos are very good and easy to follow. I was trying to find a bed skirt for my bed and I realized I could very easily make them out of curtains! If you make one for your long size bed would you post the measurements for that? I have to make another one soon for my bed. Bed shorts : ). Thanks so much for this tutorial Ashley!! New sewists may not catch the snafu. This just has to be better than my usual method for such projects–trial and error. So happy with the result! This is my first comment here so I just wanted Why make your own bed skirt instead of buying one? You’re totally gonna want one of these, kid! There wasn’t a bedskirt to be found at IKEA. Layer on the fun with our playful Audree Pom Pom Bed skirt. Thanks Valerie, I really do have so much fun with this sewing thing. Anyway, hope that helps! I’m not sure it would work but it might be an interesting option, Love this bed skirt tutorial! The width of the polka dot fabric was 43 inches wide, so it wasn’t quite wide enough to fit all 3 strips of fabric within that width (because my strips were 15.5 inches wide each). It’s actually a fairly simple project thanks to your great instructions! I had great plans to make one of these for my bed, but I kinda forgot to do that tricky math part and I don’t have enough fabric!!! But I contacted Keletso and she had no problem making something to my specs. Your instructions helped me verify that my idea was on target. I’m inspired! It was really easy. Awesome!! For shipping information on your order please visit your etsy receipts. What a great tutorial for bed “shorts”! Also, so excited to have your sis share her recipes!!! Then, at each short end, fold over 1/2 inch, another 1/2 inch, then sew in place. We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. The sheets have lots of material and since sheets are washable, they are perfect for a kids room. Add more pins to secure the pleats in place. makeit loveit […]. But nope, there just isn’t much out there in the “reasonably-priced” area that would look cute in a boy’s room. Awww, thanks Shantel! :). You could always leave these corners square but I think rounding them gives a better fit and helps keep the bed skirt from shifting as much. I will cannot wait to use these tips on my next bedroom make over. Now you have a really long strip of fabric with 3 sides that are hemmed nice and pretty. The price for all other colors of burlap please add $20 extra.Since Burlap is a natural fiber and is made from natural jute, it has a grassy scent that some people may be sensitive to. I must have sat here for the last half hour crying with laughter over the “bed shorts!” That totally sounds like something my youngest son would’ve said when he was little- now 22. I really love the polka-dot print you used, it is fun but boy-ish too. I’m going to get the fabric tomorrow hopefully! There's only 1 left and 1 other person has this in their basket right now. P.S. Don’t you LOVE how having skills like this expands your possibilities for your wardrobe and home?!! burlap is a beautiful and easy to care for fabric and it adds a touch of warmth and rustic to every room. Be sure the right sides of fabric are together and begin pinning the raw edges together. I’m so glad to see this tutorial. I just made mine with 2 sheets, one from a thrift store and the other I no longer used. Your etsy receipt will have a "ship by" date and that is the latest I will ship your order. Then subtract 1/2 inch so that the skirt is slightly off the floor. OTTOMAN AND LAMPSHADES process in 7 days. :). Please feel free to convo for prices of different bed sizes or longer drops. decorate your beds with these classic bed skirts made out of burlap. $95.60 FREE shipping. I have made a few bed skirts over the years and found using a fitted sheet instead of a flat piece of material keeps the bed skirt from shifting and becoming uneven. I’ve always loved the look of a pleated bed skirt! And that makes me happy. this product took a while to receive but when it did arrive it was just has described it was perfect. I love the fabric you chose for the bed shorts, too. Great tutorial Ashley, thanks!! I added an inch top and bottom and ends to hem and about 2 inches to fold across the top of the box springs and attach it. But, you decide. THANK YOU!!! I loved the idea of pleats instead of ruffles. When adding a different fabric for the corner pleats, how much do you subtract from each piece? Etsy shops never receive your credit card information. I followed step by step and my bed skirt turned out wonderfully. Formal Pleated Tailored Bedskirt, Full 18" Drop, White. He immediately asked me, “why would I want to put a skirt on my bed?”  So, I had to explain it was just something to hide the box springs and the toys he shoved under his bed. Beautiful French country feel with a touch of warm rusticto bring in that freshness to your bedroom.Pair it with white, light sage, or lavender. Oh, and don’t you love the way boys’ minds work? What a fabulous tutorial, Ashley. READY TO SHIP ITEMS process in 2 days. The Premium Superior(R) Combed Cotton Bedskirt is the perfect fit for any ensemble. Thanks for sharing! From the other side, it will look something like this: Continue pinning the pleated strip around the rectangle piece, making adjustments to the pleats if needed. By using sheets, the side hems of the sheets became the hems for the bed skirt. Also we don’t have a box spring for the bed, just a mattress, but that shouldn’t make a difference right? I was thinking I have to go and get a new bedskirt for my son because the other one ripped. To make the base for the bed skirt, I placed an old sheet on the spring platform, used one of the hemmed side seams (of the sheet) at the back (wall side) of the platform, and added 1/2 inch to the front and sides of the spring platform. Then, along the very bottom edge of your super long strip, fold under your long edge 1/2 inch, another 1/2 inch, and then sew in place. Ha!) (More on seam finishes.). Kick pleats are a kind of inverted pleat that is on the base of a narrow skirt for the purpose of adding more flow. And since the other side is identical, I needed 2 long strips that were both 93 1/2 inches. Instead of one bed skirt panel with curves at the corners which went all the way around the rectangle, there were 3 separate panels (one long for the front and two for the sides) each sewn to the rectangle. I modified your original pattern since I had bedrails and footboards to contend with. I am STILL smiling from ear to ear at how pretty it looks on the bed. I agree with Kim. Hello?!?! So, add 38 inches (the length of the short end), plus 12 inches (the pleat at the center of this end), plus 6 inches (half of the pleat at one corner), plus 6 inches (half of the pleat at the other corner), plus 1/2 inch, plus 1/2 inch (the seam allowances when you add this strip to other strips). I just made a queen skirt, using your directions, but checked before sewing everything in place. They are no-sew too! So, add 74 inches (the length of one of your long sides), plus 12 inches (the pleat at the center of the long side), plus 6 inches (half of the pleat at the corner), plus 1 inch (the seam allowance at the right side that has to be turned under twice), plus 1/2 inch (the seam allowance when you add this strip to the next strip). 200 matches. I can’t wait to start on this for my spare room. (I bought the cheapest piece of white cotton fabric I could find for this…..because it will only be sandwiched between the mattress and box springs. 3″ Banding – 60+80+80= 220″ of banding cut at 4″ wide. Then, I sewed all three together in a long row, with the shorter piece in the middle of the two longer pieces. Luxury Inn Premium Pleated Dust Ruffle Bed Skirt. cosmofields. A skirt that is kick pleated will drape straight down while stationary. I’m so excited. So, remember, my long side measures 74……so I measured in from one end 37 inches…..and then marked with a pin. :). Thanks for the tutorial Ashley! Luxury Inn White Premium Pleated Dust Ruffle Bed Skirt. Finished with split corners and kick pleats. They just turn a boring skirt into a really sharp one. Set where you live, what language you speak and the currency you use. But first, a little math. I couldn’t find a bed skirt in the color and length I needed for my daughter’s room so when I saw this tutorial I was very excited. Bring those outer pins in to the center one and pin your pleat in place. Thank you and I will have to look at everything else on your website! I love them. full size natural burlap bed skirt with kick pleat on each side. Kick Pleat Bedskirt: A type of continuous wrap bedskirt where one inverted pleat each is folded into the sides of the skirt; kick pleats are formed by inverting a box pleat, folding the two folds of fabric inward instead of in opposite directions. At the other end of your rectangle piece, fold over the raw edge a 1/2 inch, another 1/2 inch and then sew in place. Armed with a 60% coupon, I’m bound to come up with something. Other than that this is a great tutorial. (What was I thinking, by trying to take a shortcut and buy one? 200 matches. You did a great job on his bed shorts :), Thanks…..and haha, isn’t that name hilarious? A bed skirt fits under a mattress and right on top of a box springs, covering up the box springs on down to the floor. Place on your box spring and admire your work!!! I thought I had it measured correctly but had to take a 5.5” instead of 6 but not a big deal. You've already signed up for some newsletters, but you haven't confirmed your address. Find out more in our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy. Reminds me so much of my son’s reaction to certain things. Omg I love it:D Found you goggling “bias”. The fully lined Formal Pleated Voile Bedskirt is the perfect addition to any bed ensemble. LOL. Ha! You make it look so easy – I think even I could do it! I love your tutorials – they make me want to run away, and just sew, and nothing else! I see they sometimes come in 48″ widths up to 72″. There really is something about it…’s kind of empowering to say, “meh, I could make that!” Now a wedding dress…..I have some years before that is needed, but what a treasure for your daughter! The first thing you should do is contact the seller directly. BURLAP IS A BEAUTIFUL AND EASY TO CARE FOR FABRIC AND IT ADDS A TOUCH OF WARMTH AND RUSTIC TO EVERY ROOM.FULL SIZE: 54"x 75"DROP:14", 15", 16", 18" or 20", or 22".FEATURES:-Split Corners-Kick Pleats-Cotton deckingPROCESSING TIME: 5 Days Available as lined. ), where did you find that :). :), Supplies:  (this is for a twin size bed, 14 inch skirt height), *My fabric was about 43 inches wide, so it wasn’t quite wide enough to fit all 3 strips of fabric within that width (because my strips were 15.5 inches wide each…see below). (If the pleated strip didn’t match up evenly, you may need to adjust your pleat. And I agree -reasonably priced indeed :), This looks so great, I really want to do one for my bed! your blog posts. Your etsy receipt will have a "ship by" date and that is the latest I will ship your order. Not expensive at all but I love them in all my kids rooms as book ledges. FULL SIZE NATURAL BURLAP BED SKIRT WITH KICK PLEAT ON EACH SIDE.DECORATE YOUR BEDS WITH THESE CLASSIC BED SKIRTS MADE OUT OF BURLAP. It’s just so clean and crisp. Please use Etsy Conversation to contact me about your order. Thanks for another great tutorial! This is the pleat for center of one of the long sides of your bed skirt. Measure to the right 6 inches from the original pin, add a pin, measure over another 6 inches, and add another pin. QUESTION: I’m about to use these directions to make a bed skirt, but have one question, When pinning the long side pleats, why do you measure 6″ to the right of the center point, then another 6″ to the right of that??? Your etsy receipt will have a "ship by" date and that is the latest I will ship your order. If you are unsure or have never used burlap before, we recommend that you buy a swatch and we have these available here dry clean only to keep your burlap in good shape~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Items from our treasure chest. I was going to send a request to you to do a bed skirt tutorial but with all that you have going on I thought that would be the last thing you’d want to do. Now we need to secure the kick pleat in place. I’m on the hunt this weekend for fabric for this project. Thanks again. Super fast too! Yes, so fun to make the color and style more custom! You can also use a $4 white twin sheet from Walmart for the part that goes under the mattress! DUVET COVERS process in 15 days. This is just what I was looking for! So, now you need to figure out how long each of those 3 strips of fabric need to be.   Australia   |   English (UK)   |   $ (AUD),,, Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy, Review how we define handmade, vintage and supplies, See a list of prohibited items and materials, remembering account, browser, and regional preferences, remembering privacy and security settings, personalised search, content, and recommendations, helping sellers understand their audience, showing relevant, targeted ads on and off Etsy, Perishable products (like food or flowers), Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons). Just thinking how to save some money. The most popular colour? now to tackle the queen sized bed shorts :O), Haha…..and I wouldn’t mind that at all. Etsy keeps your payment information secure. (And I’ll add that into my tutorial…thanks!). Would love to know where you got them. Oh, and typically cotton fabric comes anywhere from 42-46 inches wide, depending on the manufacturer/print/etc. To get it the correct size for the bed, just put the old sheet on top of the box springs, add 1/2 inch to all sides, and then cut. Take full advantage of our site features by enabling JavaScript. It looks like this (this is a side view): You can adapt this tutorial to any size of bed (mine is king size - queen size in South Africa). I never worry about straightening the bed skirt anymore, it stays in place no matter how much I move the top mattress around to put sheets on or pull it away from the wall to make the bed. Designed to blend with our best selling bedding collections, this soft 100% cotton Bedskirt is offered in your choice of four colors and trimmed in fabric-covered cream pom-poms. FULL Size NATURAL BURLAP Bed Skirt With Kick Pleat On Each Side - 14 Inches to 22 Inches Great! CURTAINS AND VALANCES process in 10 days. Now, measure from the top of your box spring, down to the floor (everyone’s will be a little different, depending on your bed frame and box spring height….but mine measured 14 1/2 inches). Lol! Your etsy receipt will have a "ship by" date and that is the latest I will ship your order. Since there were 4 fixed metal corners of the daybed which interfered with the bed skirt falling down gracefully, each bed skirt panel needed to have a side hem at the corners. So, yep, I had to make my own. I was shopping around for one last week, looking for one that would work in Connor’s room…..but you know, the options are pretty slim. Thank you again. :). 2 1/4 yard of very inexpensive cotton fabric (for the main rectangle piece of fabric, that sandwiches between the... 4 1/2 yards cotton fabric (for the pleated skirt section) matching thread However, measure out from the seam 6 inches in one direction and then 6 inches in the other direction, then bring those 2 pins in to meet that joining seam. Sew along the edge of the main panel on all 3 sides that are edged by the skirt panel, using a regular straight stitch. Seller GST included (where applicable). Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. Thanks for yet another great tutorial! Most likely, the adjustment will be very minimal, but making a small adjustment will keep things smooth and flat.). Then, either zig-zag or serge the raw edge, and trim the excess edges. Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalised tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. However, if you found fabric that was wide enough, you could get away with purchasing less. Notice all of my box pleats are not going to be the same width. Nice to know I can do it myself — so many more color and style options! *******Please visit our store policies or your etsy receipt for processing times and shipping information. It should cover the entire face of the box spring and extend over the unfinished top edge of the bed skirt paneling. And you know, a plain and straight bed skirt would have worked fine…..but those pleats? This bed skirt features split corners with kick pleats. This looks awesome! Lay the main panel in place. Okay, onto the short end. Done. Please. But in the meantime, the directions would be exactly the same…..however, just substitute the length and and width measurements of your box springs with the measurements of the length and width measurements of the box springs up in that very first diagram. It came out great. (The curve of each corner should match the curve of the box screen corners….so use the box spring as a guide.). The split corner, kick pleat construction allows the skirt to work on beds with and without corner posts. You totally can Jo! full size: 54x 75 drop:14, 15, 16, 18 or 20, or 22. Compare prices & save money on Bedskirts. Just to spend time watching you create!!!!! ($51.99 - $455.00) Find great deals on the latest styles of Percale. I can’t stop thinking now putting a bed skirt for my queen size bed! Haha I’m still chuckling. I was covering a twin size box springs and came up with the dimensions below…38 x 74 inches. A little math will be required to figure out how much less. 5 out of 5 stars. Thanks so much! Great question. seems so easy…. Iron flat. Okay, deal. ABSOLUTELY NO RETURNS AFTER 7 DAYS OF NOTIFYING OF RETURN REQUEST. There are 459 kick pleat skirt for sale on Etsy, and they cost AU$35.18 on average. Then, at the 2 seams where you sewed your 3 strips together, add the pleats that will sit at both corners of your bed skirt. I’ve been wanting to make bed shorts for our queen sized bed, but was hating the idea of ruffles – and this gives me precisely what I need to feel confident in finally getting it done. Thank you! Now, along the raw edge of the fabric, measure in from one end, HALF of the length of your long side. Iron flat. I just finished my boxed pleat (1 day which included cutting out and sewing and I took some time off throughout the day.) I bought a bedskirt that is this style at Target. However, if you found fabric that was wide enough, you could get away with purchasing less fabric. Then, fold and pin the pleats, making sure they’re all going in the same direction. SHAMS AND PILLOW COVERS process in 7 days. And to save on fabric, I cut 3 long strips of fabric (one for each of the 3 sides of the bed skirt) and pieced them together. Open up and press the skirt down flat, away from the rectangle piece of fabric. What we needed for our son's bed didn't match the options available on the pull down menu for length. Love the tutorial……. using your directions and measurements and it turned out FABULOUSLY!!! Place front part a skirt pattern on the fabric Now take a front part a skirt pattern and place it on the fabric near this vertical line, as shown. Do it! Give each side of the kick pleat a really good press up from the corner to the top. We appreciate all of your business.Please visit our shop policies for more information. I had fabric left over from shortening the curtains, so I decided to make my own. I also used an old sheet for the material between the mattress and box springs. I was thinking 3” given the insert would be 6”. I’ve got a Craft Gossip post scheduled for later today: Thank you so very much! Return to your original diagram of your box spring dimensions (WITHOUT the added seam allowance measurements) and add marks to the middle of each long side, the 2 corners that are rounded, and then right in the middle of the short end (on the left). Then, bring the two outer pins towards the center pin, to create your pleat. Almost gone. Figuring Yardage Needed for a Box Pleat Bed Skirt 1. Why not measure 6″ to each side of the center marked pin like the directions say for the end of the bed? I love the trick for measuring the pleats. Then, iron each pleat flat, making sure each flap is 3 inches wide. A bunch of straight lines and measuring. Yes, your son wanting bed shorts was cute. ), Round off 2 corners at one end of your rectangle piece of fabric. :). Thank you for posting this. She was so friendly and had the skirt done in a short amount of time. He agreed but insisted that we call it “bed SHORTS”. Thank you so much for taking the time to give such wonderful instruction! Hi there! I found this 2 years ago and saved. This seller usually responds within 24 hours. The most common kick pleat skirt material is cotton. Once the pleats are pinned, sew across the top of the fabric to secure them. Sep 25, 2018 - The Sophia Ivory Macrame Kick Pleat Bedskirt is the perfect accessory to add that final touch to any bed ensemble. We take intellectual property concerns very seriously, but many of these problems can be resolved directly by the parties involved. I want to make a bedskirt for my daughters day bed…what do I need to do differently? Your email address will not be published. :), So simple and yet so time consuming! Place a pin right at the very center of that rounded corner. Great tutorial, as usual. For each pleat, you’ll need an extra 12 inches of fabric. This three-sided bed skirt features a crisply pleated drop creating a sleek, finished look to complete your 1500 Series tailored bedroom. Then sew the fabrics together along the raw edge, using a 1/2 seam allowance. Imported. The bed skirt I made is a box-pleated one, not a gathered one. I’ve only just started back sewing (after about 40 yrs lol) and I so enjoy you and your talent. Thank you so much!! Ballard Designs: $99. Awesome tutorial as usual! :). What a lovely, detailed and illustrated tutorial! So, now you have one long strip of fabric with 5 pleats in place. We will be very happy to replace the item or give you a refund after the unwanted item is received. Now you should have a large rectangle piece with 2 corners rounded off at one end and the other end hemmed under. And the new “kitchen” side to the blog? ABSOLUTELY NO RETURNS IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY ME WITHIN 48 HOURS OF RECEIVING THE ITEM. You can easily make it home. The Bedskirt is hand finished in 100% cotton with split corner kick pleat and center pleat for a crisp, tailored look perfect for guest or boy's room. Here's the basic anatomy of this bed skirt and the box pleat divisions. Please try again. This tutorial will solve all these problems and will teach you about a pleated bed skirt. Then, add 1 inch for the bottom hem and then 1/2 inch for the top seam allowance, to add the skirt to the rectangle piece of fabric. Iron flat. Also notice I make a flap out of lining to hang down the back edge of the day bed. Your etsy receipt will have a "ship by" date and that is the latest I will ship your order. If you’ve already done that, your item hasn’t arrived, or it’s not as described, you can report that to Etsy by opening a case. I had 54” wide material so I was able to get all three pieces cut from one width so needed less than 3 yards of material. I tried to show every bit of math so that if someone wanted to make another size, you could just substitute. I used to have to order him a ” Boy Cheese Sandwich” because he used to think it was a ‘girl cheese’ instead of grilled cheese. I love your tutorials, still a bit new to sewing, but your directions make everything easier! […] We all know how hard it is to shop for a bed skirt without ruffles, within budget, and that too for a boy’s room. Inspired by the untamed spirit of the safari, Naya’s rich, earthy hues and exotic prints bring the unbridled spirit of this wild landscape into any global-inspired space. EVERYTHING CAN BE CUSTOMIZED FOR YOU. Glad they make sense…because sometimes I wonder. With the skirt inside out, fold the left hand side of the kick pleat over on top of the right. You will need a cheap cotton fabric for stuffing between box and mattress, cotton fabric for a pleated skirt, and matching thread. Superbly soft, beautifully styled, and available in four classic colors, this versatile matelasse will complement most aesthetics. These technologies are used for things like interest based Etsy ads. From shop cosmofields. (374) 374 reviews. Repurposed items and a bit of my time is all it took. Made it REALLY simple to follow!! Specialty fabrics (felt, some polyesters, some knits) will sometimes come wider, up to 60-70 inches or so….but it’s not as common. Learn more. To keep the layers in place as you sew, pin through … I love the pictures. It seems that the pleat would be off center. Drop or length of your bed skirt – 18″ + hem and seam allowance 3. and I really appreciate you young women who are learning lots yourself and sharing your knowledge and skills with others.

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