I found a VERY cool website this last week. The dress started out as a cute wrap dress and then I re-did the pattern. Here’s what it looked like. 🙂
So I got the recipe for a wrap around dress at http://smashedpeasandcarrots.blogspot.com/. I took the dress and re-did it because her recipe didn’t fit my little one. Well, it did but it kept falling off her shoulders. Not great for a 3 month old baby. So I took it and made straps to hold it on her instead. It turned out really cute. Email me if you want the directions.
I just love making these dresses. Landry will have tons of them and backpacks to match! Here’s the one I made Landry. Although I didn’t measure correctly, the dress looks cute hanging up in her room. Am making her another one today to wear to Gamme’s work this week. We are going to Oklahoma for the day to see my step mom (haven’t seen her since my Dad passed away). Looking forward to seeing her, just not his empty chair. 😦
Send me pictures if you have other cool ideas! What a great idea and oh such good gifts.
Oh my goodness. I had so much fun making this craft it’s not even funny. I found myself dreaming up new patters last night. I have to get them on paper before I forget them. 🙂 Here’s what I made this weekend. Get the tutorial online; just type in Google, “pillow case dress”. You’ll find a video on Youtube on how to do it. My only suggestion is, don’t spend time trying to find pillow cases you can get rid of. Make up your own, personalize it to fit you. Just make sure they are the same size as a standard pillow case or it won’t work. Happy crafting!
I actually made a dress that matches this to fit a doll. The little girl that now owns this dress refused to take it off and is probably now wearing it to bed. Bless her heart. Good night sweet Abby.
Oh yum. The joy of it being Friday! Not only is it the weekend but it’s cookie day. Today, I decided to make these haystacks. They are a favorite of my hubby’s childhood memories. I love bringing back memories like that. I’ll post the recipe later or you can Google it.
Peanut Butter Haystack Cookies
I think I’ve had three of these so far. They are so yummy. Let them cool before you eat them or they are chewy!
Hey! Okay, so I ventured to Walmart to get material to make this sleepy wrap. I read online that you should use jersey material to make the wrap. I BEG to differ with these folks. First of all, the material they quoted at $1.25 a yard, isn’t true. It’s almost $6 a yard. And second of all, it’s not what I call…stretchy! I went through the remnants and found this ugly peach color for $1.50 a yard. It’s ugly but I had to find something that was stretchy and cheap! Eureka. It’s stretchy yet durable for this sleepy wrap. So here goes:
Materials you’ll need:
5 yards stretchy material
1/4 yard jersey coordinating fabric
I'm a visual...you?
Follow the attachment above. Good luck.
Send me pictures of your wrap and or suggestions for future wraps.
I’ll make one to coordinate with all my outfits. Ha ha.