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Monday, November 2, 2009

What are Skapris?

I've made almost a dozen Twirl Skorts for my two youngest girls over the past couple years. They are great for warm weather, but what to wear when the weather turns cooler?

I fell in love with this pattern from YouCanMakeThis.com. They looked so perfect for my girls, especially Heidi. She's the one that will dress up in a princess costume then grab a light saber and attack one of her brothers.

Problem was, I just couldn't bring myself to pay for the pattern download. I knew how they were constructed; I was just too lazy to start from scratch....Until now! Using a pants pattern and her measurements, I stitched these together in an evening. Meghan and Brigitta have even put in orders. Now to find more sewing time!


  1. WOW! You made that without a pattern? Just made it up? Good Grief Charlie Brown, that's awesome! I barely know how to thread the bobbin (!!).

    Well done! And thanks for linking up to 'just for the JOY of it' -- I hope you'll come back next week.