Grape Soda Dresses

Grape Soda Dresses-Running 7

This week’s Project Run & Play challenge was all about color.  We were tasked to pick a color and design something around that color.  Sound vauge and nebulous?  You betcha!  At first I was stumped and then I started looking through my stash and I found a bunch of purple fabric I…

Children’s Sportswear – PR&P Challenge Week 2

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As you may have seen, I am participating in the weekly sew-alongs for Project Run & Play.  Last week was easy.  It was a remix of the Circle Skirt Tutorial by Dana over at MADE.  I had used a circle skirt for Dinah’s Wendy Dress, so I submitted that. Week one: check!…

The Wendy Dress

Wendy Dress-8

I promised details on the Wendy Dress in the Peter Pan Party post and here they are! Because I tend to be a stickler for details I wanted Dinah’s Wendy Dress to be as accurate as possible. Some elements it needed to have: Boat neck Empire Waist Puff-bottom sleeves Flowing skirt Large…

Peter Pan Birthday Party

Peter Pan Party-Favor Hats

My Dinah turned three (!) last week and of course we had to have a party for her.  I love throwing parties.  And parties with a theme are so much more fun.  In thinking through some of Dinah’s favorite things, I toyed with Little Einsteins or another Mickey party and then she asked…

First Projects

Baptism Gown

After I had Dinah I was home from work for three months of leave and I started thinking about a hobby for naptime. I also knew I wanted to make her baptism dress so I dusted of my sewing machine and reacquainted myself with it. I had sewed some in college while…