There is a reason I have not blogged in a ridiculous amount of time. I have been doing one of two things. Sewing. Sleeping. The need to sleep all the time comes from being due with our 4th baby in 3 months. The need to sew all the time? I have no idea. I'm a bit sad as I would have liked to post about all of the outfits I've made for our daughters over the past half year, but apparently I'm bad at taking pictures, or, actually not taking pictures at all. I should be in jail. Anyway, I'm going to post a few of the pictures I did manage to get.
Heidi's dress was extremely time consuming. I laugh at myself. Every time I made a new dress for one of the girls I say this is the hardest dress I've ever made. Either they are in fact getting harder, or I'm getting dumber. Don't know. 'her dress has an elf appliqued on the front, which you can't really see, and on the other side of the back there is a "North Pole" sign. Yes, I may need to hire a professional if I want any pictures that actually show anything. The good news is that she'll be able to wear it next year, so maybe I'll get some pictures then.
Diana's Shirt was made with my embroidery machine.
I'm not sure why Karilyn didn't wear her skirt ON Christmas with the rest, oh well.
I like the pink kitty boots though.
Heidi's Belle Dress:
I get so sick of cheap costumes, and Heidi's favorite thing to do is dress up, so I'm making her some real dress up clothes. Once again, I haven't gotten any good pictures, and in these she is eating pizza, and yes, that is Diana on the counter.
I made her dress way to big thinking she'll grow into it, that was a mistake. I'll be making the rest of her dresses the proper size. This was the hardest dress I've ever made...
I did not make Karilyn's dress (below), but picked it up for really cheap at a local second hand store. It's so old fashioned and princess like that I had to get it.
I appliqued and personalized towels for Karilyn and Heidi for swim class so they wouldn't forget which towel was theirs.
I have big plans this year for swimming, I promise to blog about it and get good pictures if everything turns out like I'm picturing.
I believe I've shown you this dress before, but I actually got good pictures of this one:
I made the following dress for all three girls. They were the hardest dresses I've ever made... In my defense, the pattern was wrong in a few spots. I also made them each ruffle pants to match. I didn't get pictures of all of them and now I am sad as the dresses have been outgrown.
The following skirts caused me to say some bad words as I broke my ruffler foot - several times - and I didn't have the proper tools to be taking on such a thing. Oh well, I think the end result of two very happy little girls was worth it. If you are interested I'll make you one for $1000.
A cute little dress for a cute little girl:
I have made many, many more dresses and outfits and I realizing that I am incredibly sad that I didn't capture these on film. I'm going to try to be better about that and maybe, just maybe, blog about each one. I'm also annoyed that I had my picture size set to medium for most of the pictures. I'm not going back to change them all.