Crafty Meggy

enjoying life while crafting and organizing

Whatever Wednesday

on March 28, 2012

Well, I am on my way back home to Idaho today. I’m sad to be leaving my family. It’s been a lot of fun playing and hanging out and talking!!! It was also wonderful for my sister and my kids to FINALLY meet!!:) So, I thought I would start getting back to my normal blogging schedule before I get home and don’t feel like doing anything, especially unpacking!!:P

You all know I’ve been working on a special sewing project. I wanted it to be a surprise for you all so I’ve been giving you glimpses every now and then. WELLLLLL, now that I’m all done and it’s in the owners hands I can Finally reveal it to you!:) I’m very excited about this!! My first sewing project:

My favorite part of the dress is the bottom!! I LOVE the tule that I found at JoAnn’s for about $1.97 on sale!! I bought a 1/4 yard and used it all on this dress, except for a teeny little piece I used on an extra little girls shirt that I put a flower on:

What do you think? It was kind of winging it because I just wanted to get it done and didn’t feel like looking up what to do. I think it turned out a lot cuter than I pictured it in my mind!!:)

I am loving the ruffled look!! I really hope the person gifted it LOVES it!!

Are you surprised I pick a little girls dress? I had a bow that I made  and really wanted to give it to my neice for her birthday so making a dress for her made more sense right now. Remember the photo from pinterest that I got my idea from?

I really like that I made mine different. When my mom and I sat down to get it done we decided different sized layers would be easier and we both love how it looks!! The shirt on the dress is actually pink. I needed to take a better picture of it, but I’m limited to my cell phone camera right now so hopefully my Sister will take a better picture and post it on her blog so I can post it here. I will also post a picture of my niece in it when she sends me that!:)

So, that’s what I’ve been up to lately. I hope your craft projects are going well too!!

Link parties: School House Scraps, Mom on Timeout, Live, Laugh, Rowe, The NY Melrose Family, creatively Living, Pincushion Creations, Center of Attention, The 36th Avenue, My 1929 Charmer, Our Delightful Home, The Winthrop Chronicles

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8 responses to “Whatever Wednesday

  1. Kar says:

    Aw, cute, Megs!! Good job! I think you have a knack for sewing, for sure. Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch should get you a sewing machine for your birthday. I’m thinking of getting you sewing scissors, unless you’ve gone and gotten yourself some already.

  2. Katie says:

    Great job on your first sewing project! I love the tule too! Thanks for linking up! Hope to see you again this Wednesday!

  3. That is sooo cute! and I love any way to use up scraps…this would be perfect!

    Thanks for linking it up @ Creatively Living!
    –Katie

  4. Jenny says:

    So cute! I love the colors and ruffles. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays!

  5. Sarah says:

    Hi! I saw your link on Made in a Day. The dress is really cute. Ruffles take me forever to do!

  6. amy says:

    love the dress!

  7. Shiloh says:

    So super cute! I absolutely love the combinations of fabrics that you used.

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