Saturday, August 13, 2011

Play for Marley

Jenny came home with a bag of fabric yesterday, which can mean only one thing for me--sewing for her!  It turns out she purchased a couple yards of children's novelty fabric--Dora the Explorer and Minnie Mouse, who happen to be Marley's two favorite cartoon characters.  

She had also found a pattern, but we're pretty sure that we already have that pattern.  The only problem, of course, is that we can't put our hands on it.  So this one will have to do instead.

The hope is that Marley will crawl out of her Minnie pajamas and into her Minnie dress.  She fusses and cries when her mom tries to get her out of the pj's.  I'm thinking it might work, and Jenny is brilliant for coming up with a better plan than A) leave her in pj's all day or B) fight  and force her into something decent for daycare.  

Let's not forget that at $7 a yard and Grammy sewing for free, Jenny made a pretty good deal.  Where can you purchase a Disney dress for a little girl for around $10?  

That cute little neckline was a dickens of a chore, though.  I had to figure it out on my own since the pattern directions are AWOL along with the other pattern.  

Dora's turn tomorrow.  I've cut out the pattern and started sewing, but we had a trip to Lafayette that cut into half of the day.  Of course, Lafayette've got it, a trip to Hancocks and then to Hobby Lobby for......ding, ding, ding, you've got it again, FABRIC.  I'll try to get photos of the fabric I picked up for Dusti's curtains and for my new bag.  

Yes, Angie, I know, I have quilts to make for you!  I'm working on getting there, I promise!  Isn't Marley's little dress just too cute, though?  


Pretty Things said...

I know HOW to sew. That doesn't mean I LIKE to sew! GAH! I made myself a dress, but had to make it three times because of the neck interfacing. Never again! I admire people like yourself!

lambs and ivy designs said...

I would love to see Marley in her cute little dress!

Tell Marley the trash man needs her old jammies..that is how my mother got me to give up my passie!