The Lolita Skirt is around 21 ̋ in length.


Use the guide below to lengthen Lolita!


For a 25 ̋ skirt, add 1⁄4 yard to skirt body fabric

For a 30 ̋ skirt, add 1⁄2 yard to skirt body fabric


Missy size 0-10
Skirt Body: 1 yard of fabric
Skirt Contrast Bottom: 1/4 yard of fabric
Pop Trim: 1/4 yard of fabric OR 2 3/4 yards of 1 1/2-2 1/2” wide trim (rick-rack, lace, pom-poms, etc.)
Elastic: 1 yard of non-roll elastic


Missy size 12-16
Skirt Body: 1 1/4 yard
Skirt Contrast: 1/4 yard of fabric
Pop Trim: 1/4 yard of fabric OR 2 3/4 yards of
1 1/2-2 1/2 ̋  wide trim (rick-rack, lace, pom-poms, etc.)                                                      Elastic: 1 3/4  yard of non-roll elastic

Lolita Simple Skirt Formula

  • How cool is it to make a vintage-inspired skirt with less than two yards of fabric. This easy “formula” will reveal how to create your own fashion statement in an afternoon.
    Simple cutting, simple sewing! This is a fabulous way to use the fabric that you love to wear! The Lolita skirt can be made out of lightweight fabrics including cotton, linen, silk, rayon, some knits, lightweight denim and lightweight wool. Make sure that you are crazy with joy at the way the skirt body fabric looks with the bottom contrast fabric and the pop trim! It will be a given that this will be your favorite skirt!

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