You can make an orange bed skirt of any size or color for a couple of hours using a sewing machine. Contrast color with overcoat and coordinate it with the color of bedroom curtains and throw pillows for a decorator’s look. By tightening the tension on your sewing machine, you can streamline the dress collection. Practice scrap pieces until you’ve mastered this time-saving collection technique.
Pull the tension on the sewing machine and sew a row of orange bed skirt set about 1/4 inch from the edge of the fabric. Gently pull the thread from one side of the fabric (either the coil or upper thread) to collect the fabric. Practice collecting scrap fabric until the fabric is gathered to 1/2 its width. Use the tape measure, measure the width and length of the box in the spring and add 1/2 inch to each measurement. Cut a piece of fabric to these measurements for the dress platform, which will be placed between the spring box and the mattress on the bed.
Measure from the edge of the mattress on the floor and add 2 inches. Orange bed skirt design with cut the fabric to this length and as wide as possible. Sew the widths of fabric to each other, the right sides of the fabric facing each other, with a 1/4 inch straight seam until the dress fabric is 220 inches wide. Lower the fabric by twisting the fabric over 1/4 inches twice, sew a straight stitch on the sewing machine. Sew a length of stitch along the edge of the fabric opposite the hem. Use previously practiced tightening technique to collect the orange bed skirt fabric to half its width. Pull firmly skirt to the skirt platform, straight towards each other, and sew a straight stitch with a 1/4 inch seam. Place the sewing machine in each corner (with the needle in the fabric), raise the presser foot and twist the fabric at a right angle. Lower the presser foot and continue sewing the seams.
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These instructions are for a double bed. The same technique can be used to make a bed skirt for a twin, double or king size bed by measuring three sides of the bed and doubling the overall skirt measurement. Orange bed skirt plan are a great addition to a children’s bedroom or guest room decoration scheme. In addition to concealing all stray dust rabbits, a bed skirt helps to finish a room, giving a polished look. Commercially-made bed skirts can be expensive and finding one that fits your color scheme can be difficult. Make your own cheap double bed skirt is a much more innovative solution.