In this Upholstered Skirt Skill Video I will teach the techniques I use to create a tailored skirt. The skirt in this video is for a small love seat and has a finished length of 6.5”.

These techniques shown in this vide can be easily applied to any furniture piece.

Any beginner upholsterer with adequate sewing skills can easily fabricate a skirt of this type.

Run Time: 41 minutes

  • Part 1 Measuring And Calculating The Cuts
  • Part 2 Sewing The Pieces
  • Part 3 Adding Skirtex
  • Part 4 Sewing Cording And Skirt Pieces Together
  • Part 5 Attaching The Skirt

Includes a Downloadable PDF



  • Face Fabric
  • Lining Fabric (I used Decking Fabric)
  • 6/32” Welt Cord
  • 5” Skirtex
  • 69 Bonded Nylon Thread
  • 9/16” Staples
  • ½” Cardboard Tack Strip


  • Chalk Marking Pen
  • Jukie DNU 1541s Walking Foot Sewing Machine
  • Scissors
  • 6” Ruler
  • Soft Cloth Tape Measure
  • Making a skirt PDF