This little girls dress was my inspiration for this design.
punk rock version of the Victorian children's skirt
I have no idea what the fabric is. Some weird satin that I preshrunk, purposely, because I always PRESHRINK, and I like to be surprised by the fabric after washing it to see what happens to it.
I prefer the more intense textures of many dryclean only fabrics after machine washing them 0.o call me crazy. lol They are so unique.
Here are a few steps to illustrate adding ruffles to a simple a line skirt:
Adding ruffles to the skirt: