Originally Posted by redsheep
Getting a large enough hoopskirt to do something like this
is what you may be needing. You could take some string and sew it on the inside of the front of the hoopskirt, then tie them behind your back to get it to pop back. A couple of really fluffy petticoats on top should help to add a little more poof. The skirt would have to be very long in order to now rise up with the ridiculous volume.
I have twenty yards of pink taffeta that 72in wide. I'm good~ xD
But I didn't even think of making a large hoop skirt...and now that I look at it, that's totally what she has. Thanks for the info!