I posted my preview of my first hand-smocked dress a few weeks ago, and I’m happy to say it’s finally finished (and photographed)!
Pardon my model, at first she wasn’t in the mood for a photo shoot.
I used a mid-weight [...]
There is a handmade Christmas dress in my husband’s family that had been handed down between his brother’s and sisters’ families over the last twenty years.
This Christmas, my daughter had the privilege of wearing it.
It was handmade by a woman in Mobile, AL over twenty years ago.
For a quick project this week, I made my daughter an easy shirred summer dress. We’ve had heat in the upper 90s for this entire month with barely a drop of rain. She needed a HOT weather dress. I thought this was a great solution.
I started with a pink floral swiss-dot [...]
Bubble skirts are a simple way to make some handmade baby clothes for your daughter’s wardrobe. They make a lovely addition. Now don’t confuse a bubble skirt with a baby bubble. While I love baby bubbles (because they are so practical!), today we’re looking for a skirt with a puffy hem (hence [...]
I was hit with the handmade baby clothes inspiration Friday afternoon: make an Easter dress — for Sunday. Was I nuts? Probably.
But my husband graciously took my daughter to play at his mom’s house which gave me an extra hour or so of sewing time.
Have you seen the innovative infant girl clothes made from men’s buttondown shirts? I posted some of my initial inspiration a while back here. They embrace the spirit of recycling and thrift and handmade, so I have been wanting to give it a try. Last weekend I was in that spirit, [...]
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