Sunday, November 7, 2010

Cassandra's New Baby

Yes, it's true. My stepdaughter Cassandra has a new baby. He's adorable. I could sit and cuddle him all day. We all love him to death. And his name is Wheezy.



Don't you just love that little face? Wheezy is a miniature dachshund, so he will always be small and adorable. He'll probably grow to about eleven pounds of scampering fun.

On the sewing front, I have made myself a dress! Another item for my fall/winter wardrobe. It is from Burda #7828.


I love this pattern. I've made it at least five times, as both a top and dress, with all different sleeves. It is so comfortable to wear, and very quick and easy to make. In fact, I made this dress in an afternoon.




Please forgive my rotten pics, it was dark when I took them! I absolutely love this fabric, and I'm disappointed that the true colours don't really show. The lighter colour is much richer than it looks in the pic. Oh well, not much I can do. I plan on wearing this dress with my knee high chocolate brown suede slouchy boots. What do you think? Now I need a new necklace! Any ideas? I'd love to hear them! Anne


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17 comments:

  1. LOVE your weenie dog!! I've got two of my own :)

    Hannah @ http://youngancrafty.blogspot.com/

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  2. Your dress is beautiful!

    Thanks for joining me at Create With Joy! I am following you back (and I also have fibro!)

    Have a wonderful week!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

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  3. that puppy is so sweet!!! i have 2 hound dogs- a bagel )basset-beagle) and a beagle. so i have a soft spot for those floppy ears. that dress is amazing, too- i wish i could sew clothing. or i should say i wish i enjoyed sewing clothing! i just don't love doing it= but you, wow! it's so nice to have clothes that no one else will have!

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  4. Thanks for visiting our site! Enjoyed browsing yours...

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  5. wowzers, great dress! and adorable puppy-our friends have a mini dachsund, but i think it is a long haired one. wheezy is super cute!

    so glad you stopped by the cape on the corner, and for your sweet comment on my harvest decor! i truly appreciate it!

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  6. I found your blog on Meet me monday. I am your newest follower!

    Have a great week!

    Patty (Nana Poppins)
    http://www.nanapoppins.com

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  7. Awe! Wheezy is just adorable. Reminds me of my friends dog before, it looks just like Wheezy and her name was Angel.

    I have not made a dress for me yet and yours turned out really well. I should get me a dress pattern and try sewing. :) Thanks for visiting! :)

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  8. Thanks so much for coming to visit me! Now following ....

    Wheezy is just entirely too cute!!!

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  9. Your dress is lovely, but I'm a sucker for a weenie dog!! Thank you for visiting my blog. I'm your newest follower...come follow me, if you would like. :-)
    Shantel @
    www.itsapricelesslife.blogspot.com

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  10. Oh, I like that dress! I would love an easy wrap dress pattern - I will need to look this one up!

    And the puppy is so sweet.

    I think gold colored jewelry would be good with the dress, but I'm no expert ... :)

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  11. Thanks for following Deal-licious Debby. Followng you back!

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  12. So sweet - doggy and dress!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and following. :)

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  13. forgot to say that I'm following you back! <3

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  14. I love this dress. I am so putting that pattern number in my phone so that next time I am out I can pick it up . I bet it is very flatering or as well. Thanks for stopping by "In His Grip" :o)

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  15. I just love this dress! You do wonderful work!

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  16. Beautiful. I love the fabric as well. It looks like a great pattern, I'll have to check it out.

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  17. What a fantastic sewer you are. I am totally green with envy!

    I'm your new follower...

    Sarahx

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