Maddy has been on at me for a while to get her a *poofy* skirt. I knew they were expensive, but when Mum was over we ventured into Tulsa's big Kids Boutique and nearly passed out! Just the skirts along were anything from $60-$100+ What the heck????!!!!!! I wouldn't pay that for a skirt for me, let along Maddy who will outgrow it within 10 minutes.
So, I googled and googled until I came upon a pattern and supplies and then the hard work really began! Working with nylon chiffon is a pain - and I had it easier than most because of my trusty ruffle foot. Even with the ruffler, the skirt took forever....and now I have a good understanding why they cost so much!
So here is my little love wearing her skirt this week. It has been kept for the very special occasion of show and tell day when she was taking in Lanie to show her class and wanted matching outfits for them both.
And how do I feel about the fact that Maddy has a penchant for American Girl Dolls when I make Waldorf Dolls? Its ok, thats life!