Not sure why a straight skirt on a baby is so funny; it just is. Maybe it’s the way it hangs just so under her little potbelly, or that it becomes skin-tight the second she bends over for a toy, or that it makes her look like a teeny tiny adult. Whatever it is, I dig it.
Specs: Simplicity 5489, View D. I’m pretty sure that I took a couple of inches off of the band due to fabric constraints. And, not that you asked, Aunt Liss gave her the shirt, and could I help it if I had *the* perfect fabrics to use as a guinea pig for this skirt? Mais non.
The second time around, I went rogue and added sassy pockets. Hours of poring over that blasted, beautiful mini Boden catalog will do that to a person — so many lovely little details! I left the band alone on this one, but kind of wish I hadn’t. The awesome lime dots are to blame there; I can’t resist getting all “more is more!” when it comes to that fabric.
If only she weren’t too old to wear those cute little fabric shoes, I would surely whip up a pair of sweet [lime dot-lined] Mary Janes. Oh, if only….