the top tier. The width is the child's tummy or hip measure-
ment plus 4 inches. The depth of the tier for a
size 4 is 6 inches
(adjust as needed for your size).
the bottom tier. The width is the full width of the fabric
(45") and the depth is 10 1/2" or
length needed for your child.
Gather the bottom tier evenly and attach to the top tier. Sew
3/8" grosgrain ribbon where the two tiers
join. Stitch side seam.
Serge or finish top tier edge and turn down 1 1/2 inches; stitch
place. Stitch 7/8" grosgrain ribbon at
waist edge with the
bottom edge of the ribbon on top of the seam you have
The top edge of this ribbon will be about 1/2"
from the edge of
the fabric, forming a small ruffle above the
ribbon. The opening
of the ribbon will be at the center front of the
skirt and will
be hidden by the grosgrain bow. Waist elastic
will be run
between the ribbon and the corduroy fabric.
the skirt hem, serge the bottom edge and turn up 1 1/2 inches.
Stitch in place. Cover this stitching line with
ribbon. --- And you're done!!