My daughter picked to be Cleopatra for a school parade. Of course all the costumes are about $26 and up depending the style. The one she liked was $30 but that didn’t included the head piece she liked and the … Continue reading
My daughter had a Father daughter dance on Friday. The theme was Miss America. We went to the fabric store to estimate how much it would cost to make her one from a pattern I had ($60-$80 was the pricing). Not to bad, but … Continue reading
I am loving this maxi dress print! This was a simply dress to make. A total of 3 pieces: front, back and ruffle. The bottom of the dress as 2 slits one on each side that goes up to the knee. The day after I finished this and wore it out for some errands I got compliments on it.
How to get the dress? I just used a long flowing dress I already had for the pattern bottom part and figured out where I wanted the top for finish at. I cut 2 pieces (a front and a back piece).
I decided I wanted to add a ruffle. To get the measurement, I measured my bust X ½ because I just wanted a little ruffle not a lot more. The length was 5″. I put elastic at the waist and the top of the dress.
It was fairly easy to make. I think the longest part was taping the paper together for the pattern and I also got my hem stuck in the sewing machine and had a hard time getting it out. Luckily nothing got ruined.
I was so excited about doing the kids clothes week challenge for the first time. I was spring clean over the weekend and I had a bag of things to give away to a local thrift shop. I started shopping through it … Continue reading
I am following another sewing blog. She has some cute things to bad my kids won’t let me make them things like that anymore. But she is doing the kcw challenge which is short for kids clothes week. It started yesterday so I am joining in on the fun. I will post tutorial later.