In this video tutorial you’ll learn how to create a bustle pouf from the skirt back panel. Although an 1870s skirt is shown here, the technique can be used for 1880s bustles as well.
Following the video check out the photos for a more detailed look at what you learned in the video.
Showing the side seam pleats.
You can see here two safety pins marking where to pin the back panel to the tape inside.
The side view of the pinned bustle:
The back view of the pouf-y bustle:
Inside view of pin pleated bustle:
The twill tape holding the bustle poufs:
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Easy method to make a bustle skirt Have you used this tutorial for any bustle projects?