Another reason for this was that we bought her some jade ladies jeans a while ago that were reasonabley expensive. Part of the deal was that she could wear them, but they would be wrapped up for Christmas. The nearer Christmas got the less happy she was with this arrangement, so in order to take the edge off her disappointment, the top was born. When I chose the fabric I very carefully put the trousers in a bag to take them with me and then left them at home... I was pretty sure it would go. Eldest also has a number of other items of clothing that this will go with.
|modelled with the jeans|
I think that, given Eldest is growing like crazy at the moment, I really should have made it a couple of sizes bigger. I've had this problem before when making stuff for her - you'd think I'd learn from that... this version fits perfectly, although seems a little tight under the arms to me. If she keeps growing at this current rate she will be passing it on to Middlest within a few weeks.
|slightly tight under the arm|
Here are a couple of detail shots: