Easy to Sew Lehenga Skirt Tutorial

Vintage-Lehenga-and-Long-SkirtLehenga is a style of skirt ideally paired with choli. It is a traditional dress in India. There are many different ways to wear lehenga. Lehenga mostly as bridal wear for wedding. Now a days it is worn by everyone for any special occasions…. Because it gives traditional as well as modern look.. There are so many variations in lehenga, here I give the basic tutorial of Sew Lehenga Skirt

Lehenga Skirt Measurements: (For 8yrs Girl)

Waist: 61cms

Seat   : 72cms

Skirt length: 72cms

Materials suggested for this Lehenga Skirt:

Silk, Silk cotton,

Materials required for Small Girls Lehenga Skirt:

1¼meters to 2 meters of fabric and 1” Elastic 57cms

Lehenga Skirt Pattern Draft:

lehanga skirt construction

Legenga Skirt Pattern Draft

For WB (Waist Band): Measure (x-y) on the curve through m-2-n = 80cms width and 10cms height For Border: Measure along the hem line Cutting line: 1-x-m-2-n-y-y’-6-p-5-o-4-x’-x Seam allowance should be 1cm for all sides except hemline. 2cms hemline seam allowance.

Lehenga Skirt Sewing Tutorial Step by step:

Step 1 : Sew any one side seams by facing right sides together using a 1cm seam allowance. After sewing press seams.

Lehenga Skirt Side Joined

Step 2: On hemline fold 1cm inside & press again fold 1cm (double folding) inside and press. Then sew along the pink line shown in below picture.

Lehenga Skirt Hem Line

If you want to attach border, seam allowance should be 1cm & sew by facing wrong side of the Lehenga and right side of border, then fold the border towards right side of Lehenga and fold 1cm inside the border then sew along the pink line shown in below pictures.

Lehenga Skirt Barder Attach

Lehenga Skirt Barder Stitching

Step 3: Make waist band with the instructions.

Lehenga Skirt Waist Band draft

Step 4 : Insert the Lehenga skirt in between the two folded open edges of Waist band and pin it. Sew along pink line mentioned in below picture. (Adjust the elastic waist band while sewing. pins help to make perfect finish)

Lehenga Skirt Waist Band Attach

Step 5:Sew along the other side seams by facing right sides together.

Lehenga Skirt Side Seam Stitching

Now the Lehenga Skirt is ready….

Lehenga choli is our Next tutorial…..

23 thoughts on “Easy to Sew Lehenga Skirt Tutorial

  1. Hi I want learn how to stich a lehenga for my 4 yrs old daughter with kalli..I want to know how to cut the kallis how to take measurements… Can you tell me in detail

  2. I tried to add some boundaries on my lehenga but its not happening… Its becomes skewed n imperfect
    Please suggest me an easy way

  3. Could you also post a step by step video for cutting the lehenga and the choli. I want to stitch one for my 12 year old daughter. Should I use the same material for the dupatta and the choli?

  4. hi, firstly you are god for me . wht is kali lehenga. there r how many types of lehenga. how to stich lehenga for an age between 17 year girl to 30 year old woman. pls help me. what all is required to stich lehenga and choli


  6. Hi Keerthi,
    How are you? i would like to try making lengha for my 12year old and 16year old daughters.
    Can’t seem to find a good tailor here to do. They always screw up badly.
    My daughers are 160cm & 168cm in height. Would you be able to guide me?

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