Happy Halloween everyone! It's my daughter's second Halloween, and I just had to make her another costume. While she was the cutest little black kitten last year and I'd happily have her be a cat every year (because cats and sewing go hand in hand!), I decided to make her into a darling little duck this year. Why… Continue reading Happy Halloween from a Darling Little Duck!
Did you see Liza Jane's daughter as a darling kitten earlier this week? She went all out! My little girl was also a kitten for Halloween this year, but in more of an abstract because-she-has-a-tail way. If you didn't catch the post on MSN yesterday, here is my now nine-month-old daughter playing dress up for… Continue reading A Black Kitten for Halloween
This May I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty-one days. This post marks the second update of my progress. May 8, 2012 What: The Circle Skirt Remake Where: To work. Same old, same old. ~~~ May 9, 2012 What: The Sunlit Teal Garden Lonsdale and the "Paint… Continue reading MMMMonday: May 8th through 14th
This story starts with a present. Well, the wrapping for a present to be exact. My mother-in-law delights in wrapping presents not with paper but with fabric. For my birthday last month she gave me the book Patternmaking for Fashion Design wrapped in a cheerful orange (or emberglow!)-and-ivory striped polyester and tied up with a… Continue reading The She-Sells-Seashells Baby Bubble Dress