Friday, September 21

alphabet apron

Check out Abby's alphabet apron!
AAApron for A day
The ruffles on the skirt part of the apron were an alphabet fabric I've had in my stash for a while.  I just serged the bottoms and stitched them on the pre-made apron.
The pocket is made from chalkboard fabric - perfect for practicing her letters and writing messages.  The pocket holds the chalk and eraser until next time she needs them.
Alphabet Apron
It was the perfect item for A day at preschool, and a wonderful way to kick off the letters of the week.

Friday, September 14


My mom and aunt made this beautiful baby quilt.  I love Eric Carle, and this book was the perfect inspiration for a quilt for my summer baby.
The Very Lonely Firefly quilt
Here's a close up of the firefly fabric they used as a border.
Firefly quilt corner
They quilted a firefly in various places all over the quilt.
Firefly quilt closeup
The backing was Eric Carle blue fabric as well.
Firefly quilt backing
Here's 2-1/2 month old Braden enjoying a late summer afternoon outside on his quilt.
Firefly boy
Thanks Mom!  Thanks Aunt Nancy!

Wednesday, September 5

back to school

Time for a back to school dress!
Back to school dress - front

I grabbed some Heidi Grace fabric and got to work.
Back to school dress - close up

Using one of my favorite Olabelhe patterns, it sewed up quickly
Back to school dress - back

and off to school she went!
Back to school pocket