Terrible pun in the post title, I'll admit.
I sewed yesterday. I bought a piece of swimming suit lycra and made this:
I used swimming suit lycra because it is extra stretchy (for those times I have to bend over to pick something up) and because it doesn't wrinkle easily. It hangs nicely and it's soft. See the ruffle on the bottom? Yes, without a pattern. And because it's lycra, I didn't worry too much about hemming it--I serged a narrow rolled hem (like I do when I sew napkins) in a coordinating color.
Up close of the ruffle: