Thursday, June 10, 2010

J. Crew inspired skirt

Have you checked out the J. Crew shop lately? There are lots of cute things there but my goodness should a little girls skirt really cost over $30.00? I don't think so.

I fell in love with this skirt and thought to myself, I can for sure make that. It looks so easy. So here is their $32.50 version.

And here is my version. I just used an old tee that didn't fit my son anymore for the under skirt part and I bough 3 yards of tulle and already had elastic so this cost me maybe $4.00 to make. YAY for being cheap!

Reagan loves it and doesn't want to take it off. She has been dancing since she put it on for the pictures. SO so cute.

Is anyone else getting tired of seeing these same pink shoes in EVERY picture I take of her? These are her favorite shoes..I'm a little afraid of what she will do when she finally outgrows them. I need to go find another pair asap.


Front

Back

Would anyone be interested in a tutorial? It would be my first but I am working on it. Hopefully be done in a day or two. Fingers crossed.


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37 comments:

Andrea @ TheTrainToCrazy.com said...

Love it!! Looks so great. I'd love a tutorial!

JamieS said...

I'd love one too!

Sew Much Ado said...

I love it! So simple and yet so cute!!! Thanks for sharing!

Leslie said...

Yes, Yes, and Yes you need to do a tutorial! That skirt turned out too cute! Thanks for linking up to Hoo's got talent!

Beckie said...

So very cute! My girls would love one of these....so YES, tutorial please :)

this blessed nest said...

tutu skirts & little girls are the greatest combo - ever!

cute stuff!

Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

What a sweet skirt! Perfect for twirling. :) I love the colors you used too. So cute!

KJ said...

Your version is better than the inspiration one! I would love to see a tutorial or at least the measurements you used!

Dawn said...

oh, my girls would LOVE that skirt!! you did an awesome job! I'd love to know how you did it!!!

Brenda said...

Adorable! I love it! Yes, I would love to see a tutorial! My little girl loves skirts.

Come join the fun and enter my drawing "celebrations"!

So nice to meet you! Your blog is great! Thanks for sharing!

Have a great weekend!
Love, Brenda

Iheartnaptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes said...

So cute! I would love to see a tutorial and for you to link this up http://iheartnaptime.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

$4 "JCrew" skirt - AWESOME! It is super cute! I'd love a tutorial, please! :)

Kimbo West @ a girl and a glue gun said...

oh! I think this is adorable! left you an award at my blog

kimboscrafts.blogspot.com

Becky said...

Thank you guys for the skirt love! There is a tutorial coming soon. :)

The Cottage Mama said...

I love, love this! Your pics are great - too cute :-).

Have a great week!
Lindsay

Kell said...

That is totally adorable! I have old shirts and I have some tulle laying around that is needing a project to be used for! Great job on the inspiration for my brain! It was much needed.

Benn's Wife said...

This skirt turned out so cute! Now I want to go make one. Your husband is probably so proud to have such a frugal wife!

Sarah said...

I'd love a tutorial! My little girl has a cute skirt like this that I got on sale at Gymboree, but I hate to think what's going to happen when it doesn't fit anymore. I'd love to make her some more!

Jill Macknicki said...

My daughter would love this skirt. I'd love a tutorial!
Thank.

Mommafo said...

Tutorial plz!!!!!!!!

stephie hicks said...

looks awesome!1 I would love a tutorial!

a little lovely said...

love it! and love that you did it for $4!! amazing. thanks for sharing at my party :)

Jane said...

Super adorable, and a tutorial would be great! My littlest guy is like that abt his shoes, too....for a year and a half (and through 3-4 pr of Crocs), he hunts up his Crocs to put on WHEN HE'S READY FOR BED!! lol! Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from Get YOur craft on. :) goingjane.blogspot.com

Donene said...

This is just adorable and the model is just as cute!

Ela@lifeinmypjs.com said...

Would love it if you would join me for my 2nd linky party tonight!!

http://lifeinmypjs.blogspot.com/2010/06/pajama-party-2.html

~Ela

LB3K said...

Adorable! Love her haircut, too!

Thanks for linking up,

Leisel
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Lynnette said...

A tutorial would be awesome!!!
It turned out really cute :)

Lynnette
www.janey-mac.com

Ela@lifeinmypjs.com said...

Would love a tut. Would make great Christmas gifts for my nieces!

Thanks so much for linking up to Pajama Party at Life In My Pjs!!

~Ela

Rein said...

WAY cuter than the original!
I love the color

@Home-Mom said...

new follower via trendy treehouse
I love love love your tutus. I just wrote my post for tomorrow and am naming it tutu tuesday. How funny that I'd find this cute little number almost just in time. (not that I'll sew or anything).

Love your economical craftiness!

Robin said...

I love jcrew so no offense to them, but I totally love your skirt better! I love the price tag of yours too! It's fabuless!
~Robin @keephomesimple.blogspot.com

Crafty Girl said...

Very cute skirt. Little girls should always have a frilly skirt to dance in :)

Jasey said...

Now all I need is a little girl!

Happy Day,
Jasey @ Crazy Daisy
crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com

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