Today: The Easy Paper Bag Waist Skirt
To make, form a cylinder with your fabric that is at least a couple of inches wider than your hips (mine is 6 inches wider than my hips). Fold over the top hem generously.
Sew in a separate casing for an elastic waist. I used seam binding because it is so thin (who needs extra waist bulk?) Sew the casing over where you folded down the top which secures the top hem. Leave a small opening to thread the elastic through, then close that opening once your waistband elastic is in.
This is what the finished skirt looks like from the inside.
Add a generous bottom hem for balance.
And a self-belt (mine is recycled from another outfit, so the blacks don't quite match up) Topstitching ties the colors together.
That's all there is to it.