May 12, 2012

A Collection of Children's Apparel




As you know, I'm no expert at sewing clothes, but I can officially sew shorts
Earlier on in the year my cousin asked me if I'd make some pre-school shorts for her son, who had grown out of his old ones. I said I'd give it a go; I did, and they worked!! Yes, I was very, very happy. Not only did they work, but they were quite simple and easy, and remarkably fun to make.



I also made another dress like this one, with just a couple of changes. I gathered the top instead of pleating it; added a tie/straps, some ric-rac, and a zip at the back. 


I have a whole stack of different dresses on my 'To Make' list. So HOPEFULLY I'll be able to show you some more photos soon!


Have a blessed weekend, and remember to spoil your Mama tomorrow! Got any plans? My brother and I are going to make a three course meal for dinner -- it shall be interesting!
Alice xx

7 comments:

  1. Aw, they're ADORABLE! I especially love the Cat in the Hat ones. I have this soft spot for the Cat in the Hat.

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  2. They are so cute Alice! Well done!
    shorts are really so simple and yes I agree... fun! I love the material you chose!
    Oh! that dress is so precious! Making little girl dresses is my favourite thing to sew!

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  3. Very cute Alice! Love them! Well done... :)

    Kate xxx

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  4. BTW, I'm the younger sister of Sarah from Isla Creations, and I'm getting a blog (private one) when I turn 14 in just under a month, and was wondering if you'd like an invite. Just thinking 'cause I read this blog often, you can have the chance to read mine 2. If you could let me know what you think that would be great.

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  5. Hey Jemimah! Yes, -- I figured you were Sarah's sister! I'd absolutely *love* to have a look at your blog when you get it-- that would be awesome! When you create an account I can send you an invitation to my private blog too if you'd like! Oh wow - can't wait to read your blog! Thanks dear!
    P.S. I think Sarah has my email address :)

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    1. Great! Thanks so much! And I'd love to receive an invite to your as well. You should get an invite to mine around mid June.

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  6. These clothes are so amazing. Faith was so very blessed to receive one of these beautiful dresses for her birthday. Faith has outgrown it now-so I have put it away for my next baby girl!

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