The Emmaline shirt is ruffly and cute. You can use bright colors to make the shirt fun or use muted colors if that's your style. You can also change the look of this shirt by adding ribbon, or attaching flowers and buttons. The pattern is written so that you can make the shirt in a custom size, ensuring it to fit your little girl. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY create basic crochet stitches such as SC, DC, HDC, ect. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS You choose the size - but it's recommended for newborn to big kid sizes.