|1980s Bermuda Shorts|
Photo Credit: Polyvore.com
|Similar to Maddi's cake. Sadly, I cannot find a picture of the actual creation. Maddi's cake had black piping around the bow and a yellow jelly bean nose!|
Photo credit: on the watermark
Enter brilliant idea #1 - I will borrow Grandma's sewing machine and make my own dress. Wait 5 minutes, brilliant idea #2 - I will buy my own machine and make the dress myself (and the machine will get good use because I can then make curtains, throw pillows, a
I've ordered a sewing machine that had a review from a teacher that uses them with her 4th-8th graders with no problems. Perfect for me since the last time I sewed I was in 6th grade! Add 1 to Cart? Yes please.
I have decided to blog about this Labor of Love and Humor so that it is saved forever. Anyone remember the heirloom bracelet that got flushed? Well, I can't have that happen with the Elsa Gown. That one day it will be gone from sight and forgotten. I am writing about this process so that one day Maddi will know that even though I never crafted with her (glitter and glue - I just can't do), I tried to do something crafty for her. Maddi is my stop-and-smell-the-roses little girl. She is the best of me (love of life) and the worst of me (stubborn) all rolled into one. But, for her 5th birthday I am channeling her stop-and-smell-the-roses attitude and appreciating the time, energy, and the stepping-out-of-the-box-ness this will take of me. And I am excited about it. I am hoping that the next project will be something we will make together.
Why is it a Labor of Love and Humor? Because I'm making this out of love for Maddi and the humor will come during the process and the end product, I'm sure. Stay tuned. I'm sure it will be a breeze to create this:
|Photo credit: Disney|