I am kind of excited to share with you what I've been up to the
past two weeks. In order for me to get through these past few weeks of winter, I needed to
find a project that would remind me of spring.
And along comes the party dress, a free pattern by the Cottage Mama and I was sold.
I was pretty sure it would make the perfect Easter Dress.
I needed to put my thinking cap on though. The bodice is lined
and the skirt is quite full. But after struggling a bit with the first
dress I made, the next two went together much more quickly.
This is the first one I made. The fabric line is tutti frutti, and I think the name is fitting don't you?
One of these dresses is heading to my little Arizona grand--daughter.
A bit of the messy hair, it was getting towards bedtime and she had been playing hard.
However in between some bed jumping, she was a sweet little model.
A back view. The skirt is quite full and it has a lovely sash perfect for bow
making. I found the flower buttons at Jo-Anne's and thought they went
perfectly with the dress!
And this last number I made for a good friends new little grand-daughter.
The size is six months and it was so tiny compared to the size 3 and 4 I made
for my own grand-daughters.
I made it so she could wear it with or without a sash, giving her the option for
two different looks.
And I added covered buttons, a first for me.
I sure hope she likes it!
Finally.. we have had some beautiful spring days.
Most of the snow is gone, just a little bit in the shady areas near the woods.
And soon I hope to be doing another kind of sowing.
Take care and think spring my friends!
Met. Monday Between Naps on the Porch