A gathered skirt for a little girl is an easy project for someone who is new to sewing. Add a lace trim to take it up a notch or two.
The Happiest Camper, shows how to sew a Skirt with an Elastic Waistband and Lace Trim. The detailed tutorial shows how to take measurements so the skirt can be made to fit any size. There's even a video tutorial.
No longer will you - and your little one - be confined to the limited range of store bought clothing. And, you'll be able to make them the length you want.
What do you think about the quality and choice in children's store bought clothes now-a-days?