Friday, February 17, 2012

Ruffles Galore Pants

Jenny from Seamingly Smitten let me sew her new Ruffles Galore Pants.  My girls love ruffly things so this was something I knew Elise was going to love to wear.  Sure enough...as soon as I finished the outfit...she wanted to put it on.   The pattern was so easy to follow, quick to sew, and the directions and pictures were awesome.  

It really is a great pattern for any level of sewer who wants to make something cute.
 You can make a single layer of ruffles or a double layer of ruffles.  Of course, my daughter wanted more ruffles.

 I used this applique for the shirt which went well with the pants. 

Thanks so much Jenny for letting me so your adorable pattern. 

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Monopoly.....Wacky Hat Day!

My daughter told me that she needed to make a wacky hat for school. She LOVES Monopoly and likes everything to go together. She looked around the house and found a hat that looks like the one the banker wears. I wanted to embroider the word "banker" on it but..."No mom....I need to make the hat.  You need to make me an outfit for tomorrow.  You can use that Monopoly fabric you bought." 

I was going to make a pillow case with this fabric. 

Instead, we have this skirt.  The hat she made looked cute with the Monopoly money, dice, and the property cards.  She was happy with how everything turned out.