I made a Lazy Day skirt today. It's a free download pattern from my all time favorite pattern company, Oliver + S. It's for a donation to http://www.projectrunandplay.blogspot.com/ for their "Skirting the Issue" project for girls in foster care.
The skirt literally takes about an hour, if that. The result is adorable:
The ribbon hem facing gives a perfect finish to the hem. It's a great place to add some cool ribbon, if you have some in your stash. I like the black for this particular skirt because I think it emphasizes the black in the butterflies.
I made this in a size 3 to be donated, and I've got another length of the same fabric cut to put together for a size 5 to donate as well. This was graciously modeled by my daughter....who is not really a size 3 in the waist, obviously! And, yes, I realize the shoes don't match, but they were her choice...
The fabric is from Valori Well's Cocoon collection (from here: www.the-fabric-stash.com.) If you know a girl (or anyone!) who likes butterflies, this fabric is for them!
I added a little tag to hopefully let some little girl (or at least her foster mom) know that we're thinking of them.