skirts

Skirts for Cinderella

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  Cinderella is coming next month. At least that is what her big brothers are calling her. Therefore, I made a couple of little skirts for Cinderella. Just in case her mother wanted something teeny and tiny and fancy for some early photographs. The first little skirt is a tutu. Rather than tie the strips […]

Birthday Skirt for Clara

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  Time flies. Make homemade clothes while you can. I have taken a lot of heat from my daughters for the “itchy” jackets I made for them when they were small. I was simply doing the best I could on a limited budget and so, instead of lining the quilted fabric, I didn’t. And the […]

Little Skirts & Ruffled Shirts

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  Family Group Photographs . . . otherwise known as “herding cats”. Considered one of life’s most stressful events. Ask anyone. Anyone who has tried to get a large group together knows what I mean. Our family group for the day included twenty-two people. Twelve grandchildren. WHAT TO WEAR? I prowled the Internet for clothing […]

4th of July Skirts

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“We can’t all be Washingtons, but we can all be patriotic.” -Charles F. Browne- journal entry: When I was a child we had neighborhood parades.  A mommy would organize it and other mommies would help.  Around the 4th of July and again around the 24th of July we would celebrate our freedom and our statehood.  […]

Gypsy Skirts for Little Girls

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“I feel pretty . . . oh, so pretty. I feel pretty and witty and gay !” -Maria from West Side Story- journal entry: When I was growing up, the rule was to NEVER mix two prints together.  If you wore a print skirt, you wore a plain blouse.  Isn’t it more fun to mix […]