It doesn't matter how busy life is when Katy comes an-emailing.....because I just can't say no to Once Upon a Thread. Yes Katy! It's a YES! I'm sure you feel the same! The books are marvelous, the interpretations are brilliantly fun, and the only hard part is narrowing down the book selection....because there are so many I'd love to tackle.
Lemon yellow, turquoise blue, checkers, dots, and stripes!....oh the stripes! (even the Christmas trees have them. Cute)
But I went with one that the kids seem to choose often since there's inspiration everywhere:
And goes head-first into the fishing.
She loved it.
The dress is a simple A-line pattern I've been working on (and have in-queue to share, hopefully sooner than later!) I created the striped fabric first, sewing long 4-inch wide strips together...since good striped fabric is always harder to find that one would think. Please. Please designers. Give us more cabana striped fabric!