I love this little outfit. Red gingham just screams ‘summer’ and ‘picnic’ to me. You too? Thought so! I made this outfit from a little tablecloth I picked up at my favourite thrift store for 49 cents. The fabric is soo soft, and very light weight, perfect for summer. I didn’t have a pattern for the dress, I just made it up as I went along. I did use a pattern for the panties, but can’t remember which one. (there are so many out there!) I already had the eyelet lace, so this outfit cost a grand total of 49 cents. My kind of price! I meant to take pictures of MacKensie wearing it the other day, but, naturally I forgot. I wish I had, because it is so much cuter on her.
Tomorrow I plan to make a dress for my daughter Hillary. What have you been up too?
And because I can’t leave without showing some major cuteness,
Our little bathing beauty. She really loves her bath time!
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These little tops have several names, bubble tops, peasant tops, or as we grew up calling them, Angel tops. Most likely because the little sleeves resemble angel’s wings. But in this case, I would say it is because the wearer (is that a word?) resembles a sweet little angel!
You can just see the little curls starting to form around her ears. I think she is destined to have thick, curly hair like the rest of us! These little tops are so easy to make, and use very little fabric. I made four of them in a couple of hours, using scraps left over from other projects.
They are also light weight and cool for summer. I plan on making several diaper covers in neutral colours to wear with them. Do you ever have so many things on your list of things to sew that you can’t choose your next project? I have so many patterns and ideas for MacKensie, that I can’t make up my mind! Choosing what fabric to use for each project is even worse! Unfortunately there are many times that I end up not sewing, because I have too many choices or ideas. Then, something strikes my fancy, or inspiration hits and there is no stopping me! Once I start sewing, I block out the world. The house could be tumbling down around me, and I wouldn’t notice. I also like to have more than one project on the go at any given time, and of'ten work on several things at once. I’m curious to know if anyone else does this too. Leave a comment and let me know. (so I don’t feel so alone and crazy!) Have a lovely day!