Saturday, I was sewing all day. For some reason, my two-year-old let me. Weird. I finished two shirts that have been languishing for my now 9 yo, and this birthday dress for my now 11 yo.
The first shirt is incredibly boring, cream t-shirt. Very nice though. The other shirt is interesting using the last of my favorite green stripe. You recognize it if you've read my blog very often. I love it. I was always going to make something fantastic for ME, but my kids are cuter so they win.
I used the brown because it was cool and nothing to do with running out of the green stripe.
|Hm. Do I like this shirt?|
|It makes me look adorable.|
|And I can match my cool little brother and do cool tandem stunts!|
|Are you ready, bud?|
|One, Two, Three!|
Full disclosure: I actually made this dress for Watergirl photo shoot. I never make things ahead of time. Afterwards, I realized that a birthday was coming up rather soon, and everybody is happy that I did something early for once.
For miss birthday, I wanted eyelet, but I didn't find anything I liked. I searched my stash and came up with these curtains from our old house. I sewed them all together and where there was a stain, I gathered up some fabric and made a flower. It was really, really fun. I used Ottobre 3/2007 #32. I made this... 9 years ago? But it still works because it's in 2 different age ranges. I love that. It's a bit tricky construction wise. The whole thing is doubled, and the straps are also doubled. The front and back are princess seam.
|I am too beautiful to see myself.|
|I'm floating away.|
|Now I'm dancing in the water.|
|I can float away too! See?|
|Happiness is when you're supposed to jump on mama's bed.|
|Ready for our curtsies, or are we still floating away?|
|Either way, funnest photo shoot ever.|