When your teenager is always wanting something made of this fabric or that fabric that you have lying around your sewing room, you eventually give in. Even when you KNOW she probably won’t wear it once you have it made. Because it’s happened that way in the past. Even knowing, having experienced the making and the not wearing, you sigh and do it all over again.
Ruffles are so much fun. They dress up t-shirts. They take a simple skirt to the next level. They add a special touch to a plain sweater. In the past few years ruffles have been showing up on all kinds of apparel. And I love it. One of my very favorite finds ever is ruffled fabric. That delightfully fluffy fabric that is row after row of ruffles – already ruffled and ready to use. The most popular thing I’ve made has been the ruffled leggings that I have available in my etsy shop. One of the fabrics is called S’mores because it is brown and cream. Isn’t that a fun name for it!
Yawn. We went south this weekend to the Great Midwest Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati. (Yawn) I’m tired. It is a LOT to take in. Total stimulation overload. And as I get older I really don’t need the stimulation I once did! Sigh. I’m feeling the years. If you know me in real life, and even […]
I started this dress before Easter, intending to wear it to church on Easter Sunday. But life got in the way and I let it go. It’s not like I had nothing else to wear. The girls all had new dresses so all was well! I finally finished the dress and plan to wear it […]