The other day I was in the fabric store picking out some fabric for a custom apron that I had been asked to sew. Well, when I was there I saw the perfect fabric to make a twirly skirt for my 2 yo daughter. I was reading Captivating, at the time, and thought that a perfect little sparkly twirly skirt would be a great gift for my little woman. So, I made one up and here is my tutorial. Please excuse the photos. I’m afraid that I have not yet had my camera fixed and I am really missing it. While my Sony was top-of-the-line when I got it… that is now eight years ago!
Without further delay my Rooty-Tute-Tuesday Twirly Skirt! (Please keep in mind that I just invented this in my head, so I don’t have exact measurements or anything. If you like it, you might need to figure out your measurements… or just guess, like I did.)
1) I figured that for the length I wanted I could just fold the fabric in half and cut my strips from there. So, I folded the fabric in half lengthwise and then cut along the fold so that I had two pieces the same size.
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Elizabeth is a Kamloops lifer. Born at RIH, she is happy to be raising her family here. Married with four wonderful children, Elizabeth is also teacher and enjoys working with parents as she learns more about this “Mommy gig”. Elizabeth is passionate about parenting and enjoys networking with other parents.