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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Patchwork Skirt & Polka Dot Hat on: January 14, 2008 04:12:18 PM
I didn't really use a pattern.  I think I used Vegbee's peasant top tute & I sorta used her patchwork skirt tute, but since I used a pair of cut off pants for the top, I changed it up some. 
The hat was a baby pattern from Simplicity, but again I changed it all up as I went along. 

2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Twirling Snowmen on: October 27, 2007 09:38:32 AM
Ooh I love it! Was it hard?

Thanks everyone.  Not really hard, just time consuming.  The bottom ruffle is about 33 ft long unruffled & I don't have a ruffler foot, so I have to do them the hard way.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Twirling Snowmen on: October 26, 2007 07:05:17 PM
This is dd4's Chrstmas dress.  After the past years' only worn once or twice dresses, I decided this year I was using a print that she could wear at least through January too.  The skirt is strip twirl skirt & the bodice is from a Simplicity pattern.  It was supposed to have a LONG-SLEEVED peasant top under it, but she was asleep when I made it & well, the only measurement I had for her arm was shoulder to elbow.  I like it, but I may end up making a long-sleeved top too.

4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: A few things I made for my daughter over the summer. Image heavy! on: October 10, 2007 07:17:34 PM
I love all the hats!  Everything is just too cute.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Peasant Dress - Goldfish Style on: September 28, 2007 08:45:37 PM
I am in love with that fabric!! Can I ask where you got it?

I saw it yesterday on reprodepot.com
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Miss Maddie's twirlin' birthday skirt made by rockin' auntie! on: September 26, 2007 06:44:52 PM
I love that fabric.  Really pretty.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Patchwork Skirt & Polka Dot Hat on: September 15, 2007 05:51:16 PM
When I started this it was a simple patchwork skirt for dd to wear with her cowgirl boots (she will correct you if you say cowboy).  Then it turned into a whole outfit. 

I took a pair of her old corduroy pants & cut them off short length & added the skirt to the now shorts.



Excuse her dorky face, she really just wanted to twirl.






And, oh yes, did I mention?  It twirls!
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Let's start a Halloween post, past and present costumes. on: September 06, 2007 01:31:36 PM
Last year dds were Winnie the Pooh & Piglet.  DH was Christopher Robin.  Given that the only female in WtP is Kanga & I REALLY didn't want to dress up as an animal much less a kangaroo, I was Tinkerbell.



This year dds are going to be Wicket & Ewok village Leia.  DH & I are going to be Han Solo & Death Star Leia.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: My reconned pillowcase on: September 06, 2007 08:31:28 AM
She's just adorable & the dress came out really cute.  I really like the lace.
10  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Cinderella at Her Ball on: September 03, 2007 01:43:41 PM
DD's birthday is Wednesday so Saturday we had her party.  She decided she wanted a Cinderella party so, of course, I had to make her a dress.  Then her royal highness was cranky at the beginning of the party & refused to let me put her hair up or wear the headband or necklace.  I was afraid she was going to refuse to wear the dress for a while. 

Anyway, I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.  The petticoat never did poof quite as much as I wanted it to (& I think it's a little big in the waist - don't know how I missed that), but overall pretty good, especially since I pretty much made up the pattern as I went.





Last one I promise, I just have to show off the topsy-turvy doll I made her.

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