I took a waste-not, want-not attitude with the skirt – it was way too long, so instead of throwing away the bit I chopped off the bottom, I used it to make the ruffle. For patterns, I used Simplicity 3358(1960) and McCalls 5082(1959). You can read more here.
These were my winter break projects, even though I started them way back in October for the Mad Men competition but never got around to finishing! I was going for Joan Holloway, but I think my natural Peggy-ness outdoes it.