In our Instagram feed, we sometimes share RTW (ready-to-wear) looks that we come across that would be easy to recreate with a Blank Slate Pattern. This one uses the fan favorite Shoreline Boatneck.
We all know the Shoreline Boatneck is ripe for a wide variety of hacks. And this one is a really simple modification. All you have to do is create teeny tiny circle skirts for the ruffles at the hem. 🙂
Just measure the length of the hemline, and that will be the “waist” measurement of your circle pattern piece for the ruffle. (Check out this post for a circle skirt formula.)
Then decide how long you want your ruffles; it looks like these are about 3″ or so.
It will be the most fabric efficient if you cut a piece for the front and one for the back, then join them at the side seams.
I couldn’t find a perfect red rayon gingham fabric, but I did come up with a few options. Here’s what I found (affiliate links):