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unicorn skirt

unicornskirt

Just a few scraps left over from Natalie’s dress.  Enough to make a fun little skirt for her little sister. 

Of course I first tried to make one of these, but it ended up being too big, so I scrapped it and went with a skirt.   I know, I’m crazy, but whatever.

She loves the skirt and cried when I made her take it off after the little photoshoot.  Now it’s all ready for getting grubby in the sandbox.  This project was just one project in a series of many that I’ve had lately that have come out quite differently than I expected, but at least this one is usable!

{I’m really laughing right now at the weird angles I took these pics at, makes E look like a little person!  She is small for her age, but definitely not a dwarf. :) }

15 thoughts on “unicorn skirt

  1. Leslie says:

    she is adorable. i love her little skirt. i don’t blame her for not wanting to take it off.

  2. Darci says:

    funny, i thought the same thing ‘just enough leftover for little one to have a skirt’ My girls are 5.5 and 2.5. In then end, i decided little one didnt care if she had a skirt or not so i used the scraps (Go By Bike) to decorate cloth diapers as burp rags.

  3. Emily says:

    That skirt is so sweet and I love the pocket! My girls are the same way, as soon as I make something for them to wear, they don’t want to take it off. And of course I have to make sure that they each have one. :)

  4. Meg says:

    She is a cutie! Love the skirt even if the popover was a failure. ;0)

  5. hilltopmom says:

    The skirt is great. Good recovery. The the Heather Ross fabric too.

  6. Kari says:

    Oh, the skirt’s adorable. And you crack me up about the photos.

  7. Jess says:

    so cute! i love the little button on the pocket!

  8. The Sewist says:

    The skirt and your daughter are both adorable! No wonder she didnt want to take it off, i mean do you blame her?

    Loving the new changes you’ve done in your layout!

    Mayya @ Sew Chic and Unique

  9. Sarah says:

    Really it was a bit mean of you to suggest taking it off anyway! So funny what we make our girls do sometimes. I think the skirt is so cute, way cuter than the dress any day. I never make skirts but seeing that one I’m tempted to now.

  10. CC says:

    It really is adorable. The pop of yellow!!!

  11. inday_adin says:

    I think it is really cute!

  12. Jeannie says:

    You are doing such cute sewing these days! I’ve had to miss my blogs and have missed all the cute things you have done!

  13. I love the contrasting pockets!

  14. Maxabella says:

    Oh, I so wanna be as clever as you! Great thinking and a really charming little skirt.

  15. Karin van D. says:

    She looks so cute in her new skirt. It’s adorable. Great pocket too!

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