I made this bubble skirt for my friend's 3 year old. She always wears very trendy clothes and I thought this fabric and look would suit her perfectly. I can't wait to see it on her!
The fabric is from Joel Dewberrys' Aviary 2 collection - sparrows in aqua, and is lined with a basic muslin. I kind of made up the pattern, but it's heavily based on the skirt from the Oliver + S bubble dress. I used the front skirt and front lining pattern pieces, size 24 months, to cut out both the front and back pieces of the skirt and lining (this worked well for a size 3 skirt, as on the dress the skirt starts up well above the waistline). Then I stitched it together and stitched the elastic as per the pattern. I completed it with a simple elastic casing at the top for the waistband.
I really love it and secretly wish it was in my size. I've been contemplating how to replicate it for me, but it would be more complicated with gathers and a zipper, so not too sure yet.
I thought I'd also include some photos of my daughter wearing her ice cream dress and top, now that they fit properly!
Today, I'm laying out my son's quilt blocks. I might have a quilt top before the end of the week!
I have 2 beautiful children and began knitting and sewing to create for them. I have a growing yarn and fabric stash, and not enough time to use them. At the moment, I am mostly sewing, but I can't commit to one thing! I like making quilts, accessories and clothes. I have recently reignited my love of cross-stitch and embroidery.