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Child/Baby Meadow Skirt
Twig and Tale
Sew a comfortable, easy-to-wear, gathered or pleated skirt with just the right amount of swish. With deep treasure pockets and plenty of options to choose from, this is a versatile, go-to skirt for any occasion. Child with sensory issues? We have included an optional “sensory waistband” made from soft knit fabric, for a comfy wear.
Choice of front gathers or pleats
Waistband options: flat-front + elastic back, or a stretch knit “sensory” waistband
Deep, functional pockets
Four lengths: above knee, knee-length, below knee, maxi
Optional ties for a bow at the front or back
Can be made from woven or knit fabric
Lightweight wovens: linen, cotton, chambray, double gauze, muslin, lawn, viscose rayon.
Midweight wovens suit the shorter lengths better: pinwale cord, velveteen, drill, quilting cotton. For a special occasion skirt try satin, chiffon, or silk.
Lightweight knits: modal, merino, jersey. Thicker weights such as French terry are not suitable.
Other Supplies & Notions;
Spool of coordinating thread
Elastic 1/2″ (1.25cm) wide
Large safety pin for threading elastic through
Optional – lightweight interfacing for front waistband (knitted or woven are best but non-woven would work)
Sizes; 12mths – 10yrs
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