Amy Butler Little Stitches for Little Ones Entry #20: Collage Skirt & Top

Amy Butler Little Stitches for Little Ones Entry #20: Collage Skirt & Top

Alejandra Valera
Sep 30, 2008

Name: Candice
Project: Collage Skirt & Top
If only this skirt and top came in adult sizes. Reader, Candice, shows us her handy work in this great outfit. Jump below for details...

Explain how Amy Butler inspired this entry.:Amy Butler fabrics are so perfect for little girl clothes. They're fresh and colourful and fun. I can never choose just one fabric for a project, so I used 4 for this one.

How did you make your project and what items did you use?:
The skirt is make of panels sewn together, then a band is sewn to the bottom for the hem, and a ribbon is sewn on to hide the seams of the bottom band. The waistband has an elastic though it, for easy fitting. The top, which can be worn as a dress, then a top later on, has a ruffly edge at the bottom for a little flouncy bouncy fun. The arm and neck holes have the same hem fabric bound around them. Sounds like a lot of work, but it wasn't that bad, and it will grow with her for years. I bought the fabric at MacFab on Queen Street in Toronto.

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