Monday, December 18, 2017

Gathered Skirt & Monthly De Stash Challenge

Today, I'm showing you a project our cute little grand daughters designed!

When we attended the Fin & Feather Fall Festival (say that three times fast) we noticed a family wearing beautiful skirts.  I'm guessing the group was a grandmother, her two daughters and five granddaughters.  It looked like maybe the granddaughters had attended a sewing class, as their skirts were the same pattern, but different fabrics.  My little grand ones wanted something similar.  Back at my house, they chose fabric from my stash and I got busy.  If you'd like to see the free tutorial I used, just click HERE!


Six Year Old fabric choices.




I used thread from my stash and matched top stitching for this skirt. 


Our youngest grand daughter chose pink, pink, and

(wait for it)

pink!  ;-)


Four Year Old fabric choices.  This time, I used contrasting thread for the top stitching.  Can you see it?


The only item I needed to purchase was waistband elastic!  I love how this monthly challenge is getting me in the habit of frequently visiting my stash!  (There's still a risk of avalanche in there, though!)  ;-)

Every month a group of bloggers are challenged by C'mon Get Crafty to create a new craft or project from their own stash of goodies! Check out some awesome creations you might be able to make from your own stash! #CraftRoomDestashChallenge

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If you'd like to join in the Craft Room De-Stash Challenge, you can request to join our Facebook group here!






11 comments:

  1. I used to sew swirl skirts for my girls all time. Love this type of skirt as it's pretty easy to sew and girls love it.

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  2. The skirt is so cute and looks very easy to make. I bet she is so thrilled to have a skirt like she saw at the festival.

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  3. Hi Marci,
    I have always loved the tiered skirts, so I can see why your grands liked them. I do a bit of sewing here and there, but I've also gotten rusty. We Square dancers wore them too. They called them "prairie skirts."

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  4. I wish I had skills to sew things like this!

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  5. They are lovely and I love their fabric choices ;-) I made myself a gatherd white skirt once and added a band of silver sequins at the lowest gathering.

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  6. Love making skirts like this for my granddaughter. Love your choice of colors. Found you on Blogging Grandmothers Link Party.

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  7. Two darling skirts, Marci. I have no doubts they'll be well loved and worn, especially given the two girls chose their own fabric. Thanks for the link back.

    Sorry I've taken so long to comment - life's been hectic. Happy New Year!

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  8. Lovely skirts! So feminine and colorful!

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  9. Very cute. I love the mix of the fabrics. Thank you for sharing with Blogging Grandmothers. I have shared on my social media.

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  10. Cute skirt and lovely fabric choices. Thanks for sharing at Party in Your Pjs!


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