See separate post for the finished skirt. Typepad won't rotate my photo, so I'm posting it from Flickr. Here is a close-up of the waist:
I made the 100cm size, which is about a 4T. The top fabric choice was hers - maybe I shouldn't have asked for her input. It's still cute, but the plain, linen-look, robin's egg blue I had originally planned would've shown off the pleats to more effect. But somehow she knew ight turquoise isn't exactly Christmassy. The little icy round guys are in fitting with the season; in the spring I will make another one, or even more than one. Not that she needs any clothes, far from it. But I'm afraid I need to sew clothes for my kids. ( I think it's genetic. I still have things my mom sewed for me, including my wedding dress. Thanks for the sewing gene, Mom. When do I catch up with the Scrabble gene?)
Can anyone tell me what this detail is for in the pattern? Number 7 there.
Is it a belt or ??? I left it off, didn't even cut it out actually, because I didn't know what it was for - it looks to just be a string of bias trim sewn on the waistband.