Sunday, February 28, 2010

Weekend sewing.

Well hello there!

Are you having a lovely weekend? I hope so.

I've been having a pretty quiet weekend with the two little girls while Bren has been in Melbourne and Indi has been spending the whole weekend at a friend's house.

Late Friday night when they were asleep and the house was way too quiet, (after I had dealt with the biggest spider you have ever seen, hmmm country living...), I thought I'd make them each a colourful piece of clothing. A top for Jazzy to wear over leggings and some pants for Pepper.

In the morning the top looked awful on Jazzy, too loose in places and too tight in others, so instead of fixing it I cut two strips off the back.

It fits Pepper but is a bit gapey in the armholes.

The pants were more successful.

I made them from a sheet given to me by the lovely SusieQ and some lace that I bought in a bag of scraps from a garage sale a few months back.

Don't worry, she only wore the top with the pants for the photo. I wouldn't let her leave the house looking like a floral bed sheet explosion.

I'm off now to pack some crochet stuff in a bag and head down to the farm stall.

I hope you are having a fabulous weekend! XX

p.s.. In breaking news; Pepper just did her first ever, non assisted, solo somersault!!

43 comments:

  1. Ha! Is that the stall at the Daylesford Markets. Was there a couple of weeks back and think I bought some veggies from you. As well as some great honey and nuts!!

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  2. those little flowery hip clothes are so adorable on your gorgoeus little people

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  3. All those floral sheets my Mum used to have that she threw out ahhh!!!! I love your creations.

    That red heart is too perfect. xx

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  4. those little outfits look perfect for warm days playing in the garden

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  5. and it's somersault for the win!

    And pooh! I was really hoping you would take her out in the floral explosion just to see the reactions!

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  6. Love the clothes ! You won't stop the somersaults now .

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  7. Hahaha, a floral bed sheet explosion... Very funny! I like it though, think it looks great! Where do you find your fabrics?? I do shop a lot at op shops and eBay every once in a while.
    I'll follow your blog if that's ok!!

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  8. I love those little floral pants, how super cute. I am sure no-one would say she looks too florally in that outfit together! Yay for doing the first somersault too, how fantastic. You sound a little bit more relaxed today Kate, hope the crafting and the new blackboard are helping.

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  9. I love the floral bed sheet explosion!!!
    Keep that outfit on Miss Pepper and get rolling!!!
    Andi x

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  10. You hve a wonderful supply of sheets - I really should pull out some of ine and get creating - I seem to have the sewing bug at the moment. Love the heart:)

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  11. I think they look great together! I must remember to ask my mum to keep hold of her floral sheets.

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  12. I heart your red heart! What will become of it? Pepper looks ace in her new dacks, love the little lacey trim. Lets chat soon xo

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  13. wow I love what the sheet has become. Better than the skirt I imagined. Beautfiful pant and cute miss pepper :)

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  14. thanks dear kate:)ı send my kiss this pretty girl:))her dress very sweet too..

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  15. They are one pair of funky pants - are you going to make yourself some too?
    Well done clever Kate

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  16. I too love the floral bed sheet explosion. The pants are super cute!

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  17. Pah! Pepper does EXCELLENT floral bedsheet explosion (as evidenced by the somersaultery)...

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  18. Oh...I am so in love with those pants...Hmmm...might make myself some!!xx

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  19. So, so cute! I love using vintage sheets in my "sewing". I use that term loosely, as I am really a beginner!

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  20. such a good outfit to spin in, hey in this house I so don't get to be clothes police often and some of the outfits my boy chooses are, hmm a little interesting! This mornign was hair clips, purple and pink trousers -made by me, an orange top, blue hoodie, brown hat (of mine) and a scarf tied over the hat and hoodie that was white, red and blue - hooo boy!

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  21. hehehehe big belly laughs, i think we must have caught bits from the same floral bed sheet explosion:))))

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  22. Just gorgeous!! And YAY for somersaults!!

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  23. I'm in love with your little ones clothes, and your gorgeous gal Pepper too. IN. LOVE!! I wish I was a little gal named Pepper with an awesome mum like you! (Not that my own mum isn't amazing...) Plus all these vintage sheet outfits are really inspiring my modern Sound of Music Maria style nanny life I'm living right now, so thanks for the encouragement! x

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