Hello my dears! I have a super easy project to share with you today!
I never loved our old bedskirt – it always looked disheveled. Remember when I mused about taking care of this last year?
After recently putting our bed on risers so that I could store out-of-season clothes underneath, the old messy bedskirt was too short.
I finally got my act together and made a new one, inspired by this tutorial at A Walk Through.
Since I had fabric leftover from my headboard, I opted for a straight skirt instead of gathered.
First I measured the drop from the top of the boxspring to the floor – 16″ in my case. A standard width of fabric is 54″ so I was able to get three even pieces of 18″ out of my fabric (2 sides and front). If your drop is longer you will need more yardage of fabric so make sure to measure. Make sure to add 2″ onto the drop width you need so you will be able to attach the bedskirt to the boxspring. Also, if you are making a gathered skirt, you will need to double the length of your fabric.
After dividing my fabric into three panels, I finished off the raw edge that would touch the floor with grosgrain ribbon. FabricTac glue works well to attach the ribbon (I used a paint brush to make sure that it was spread evenly), or iron-on hem tape would be great here too.
I’m linking to some of my favorite blogs this week and hope you’ll join me for tons of inspiration!