|Cutting out the paper pattern.|
|This was the pattern we used.|
She picked a light weight cotton, which I thought would be easy to sew, and would gather easily. She hasn't done gathers before, so I thought it would be good to learn a new technique. The skirt is gathered at the front, and has elastic inserted in the waistband at the back.
|Not quite sure what was up with the beret. I think she was getting in a |
French fashion sort of mood.
|A little bit of hand stitching to close up the channel for the elastic.|
|And here is the skater girl in action|