I’ve got something AMAZING for you today and I SO excited to share. Its my first ever GIRL sewing pattern! I’ve done quite a bit for boys…Overalls, Pocket Shorts, Pjs,1 Hr. Pjs (all FREE patterns!) plus loads of other sewing techniques… pant cuffs, resizing shirts and pants, and knit stripes. You’ve probably already guessed the reason for all the BOYS stuff on my blog…. yep, I’m a momma of TWO little boys… and I love ’em! However, right now I have a little foster daughter… so I get to go all girly! Easter in one of those times when I’m super excited to make something pink and beautiful! So… tada…
The next step is to gather the three layers. You can do this by sewing two parallel basing stitches 1/4 inch apart and pulling the threads to achieve the gathers…. or I used a quick gather method. (as described in this post) You want your skirt to now be the same size as your waistband.
Skirt without the elastic… Measure your child’s waist and add a 1/2 inch. Thread the elastic through the casing… sew the elastic together and then sew the 2 inch waistband closed.
And one more because I think she’s cute!