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Topic: Last 6 months of sewing for the girl (lots of pictures)  (Read 5299 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2012 06:11:22 PM »

Wow you are quite the seamstress.
I want a pretty dress with silver cording and tulle that fluffs out when I twirl. It is kind of sad how much less fun grown-up clothes are than kids clothes  Tongue

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« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2012 06:53:16 AM »

Thanks again everyone! I do try to make the majority of my kids' wardrobes.

Holy crow, your daughter is a stylish little fashionista! That bikini is so adorable and child-appropriate (what is with the garment industry these days?Huh), but I think the style might actually look good on ME! Is it weird that I would wear the purple summer set and the burgundy snakeskin set? Tongue

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Thanks, Alexus.  So, here's the story on the bikini...

I have made her lots of swimsuits, but mostly tankinis.  I prefer more coverage for her, and tankinis are easier for the bathroom breaks.  Well, during the summer she is in a camp program with some older girls and they called one of her princess swimsuits babyish.  She wanted a bikini (gotta love peer pressure on 1st graders), and I let her look at some online to get an idea of what she wanted.  Wow...those swimsuits don't cover much!  I ended up with my own version that I am quite comfortable with her wearing and it is still "a bikini".

Wow you are quite the seamstress.
I want a pretty dress with silver cording and tulle that fluffs out when I twirl. It is kind of sad how much less fun grown-up clothes are than kids clothes  Tongue

Thanks so much!  You know the older you get, I think the less you care about what is socially acceptable.  I wear my fun clothes whenever I want now.  But..yes...little girls do get to have more fun with their clothes than we do.  I also don't put limitations on what my kids wear to school (unless it is gym day, that is).  You are only a kid once and if she wants to wear her party dresses and he wants to wear his dragon vest, then go for it. Smiley
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2012 12:29:27 PM »

I can guarantee you that my daughter would love to be your's for a few months just to get some awesome clothes. Very nice work.  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2012 03:40:55 PM »

I love love love (like, going to make myself something like this) the third outfit! Such cute short leggins and a tunic with a retro feel.  Cheesy

And the bikini looks great. That'll show those silly girls at camp!

The whole post has me reminiscing about the outfits my mom made when I was a little girl. Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2012 09:08:24 AM »

I hope your daughter knows how LUCKY she is to have you for a mom!  Cheesy

Do you need a cute purse to go with that outfit?
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« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2012 07:44:42 AM »

Very cute stuff.  She's a well dressed little cutie!

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« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2012 07:44:43 PM »

Okay, I *need* the pink and white lacy dress and the bathing suit.  I mean, I still look 12, can you be my mommy too?  Grin

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« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2012 08:34:27 AM »

wow, amazing clothes!

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« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2012 10:51:32 AM »

Your daughter is adorable!

And the clothes you made for her are extremely beautiful! The details on the yellow frock are so perfect! I wish I can do something like this too.

The pink skirt is my favorite though!

thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2012 06:20:33 AM »

wow these are just so amazing!! I bet you're daughter is so happy to have a sew happy mom ^.^

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