I've been playing around with the idea of kind of a bustle skirt for my daughter for a while now. I think it might have been inspired by one too many screenings of Beauty and the Beast, to be honest. I know, her dress really isn't a bustle, but its bustle-like. I kept visioning a super puffy bustle-ish skirt with an underskirt peeking out underneath. Something a little funky and fun.
Step 1: You Will Need:
6 small buttons
6" of 1/8" wide or corded elastic cut into 1" pieces
1" elastic for the waist band, cut to to fit your girlie's waist
rotary cutter or scissors
needle, thread and a sewing machine