Thursday, February 10, 2011

Sewing: toddler pinwheel skirt {refashion}


Remember this post here? Finally finished it! The toddler pinwheel skirt. My friend from this lovely blog, Elle Apparel, posted a tutorial of her pinwheel skirt. By that time (Sept.2010) I was very pregnant but wanted to make one. So, I decided to make one for little Ava out of this old lace shirt that I had and this suede skirt that I loved (but had a very large water spot on it). I wasn't able to finish it cause my little ole sewing machine couldn't sew through the thick areas and that's why it was stashed in the closet, with the rest of my unfinished projects. {sigh}





So this little skirt was in our closet for months. Until last week! My friend had come over from San Diego and she brought this amazing machine. Oh I want one so badly. If our
sewing machines were cartoon characters, mine would be a Care Bear and hers would be Iron Man. Really. This machine sews leather and suede. A solution to my little problem.
And here's the finished product. It's a little too big on her, but that's okay. And don't look too closely because there are many flaws.





Happy Thursday!


21 comments:

  1. Just found you through favourite things friday. This skirt is GORGEOUS!! and don't be saying anything about flaws! there are none! It's handmade with love - nothing flawed in that!

    Have a lovely weekend!

    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  2. love how it turned out! Great vision! and isn't she growing up so fast?

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  3. Absolutely darling! And so is your model! And I'm not prejudiced!

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  4. Hi Amy! I'm a new follower- You're toddler skirt is SO adorable! Lovin' the idea... and the lace.

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  5. Gorgeous skirt! I just wanted to let you know I gave you a stylish blogger award. If you would like to see the feature and pick up your award, you can find it here

    http://wildflowersandwhimsy.blogspot.com/2011/02/more-stylish-bloggers.html

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  6. I think it looks so cute on her and luckily you have a little extra room for her to wear the ADORABLE skirt a little longer. Glad I could be of service with my Iron Man =).

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  7. very cute skirt! great job.

    Megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  8. Awwww, almost as cute as the little girl!

    Warmly, Michelle

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  9. Adorable! It looks so lovely and cute!

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  10. That looks adorable on her. Great job.

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  11. Very cute - that lace really works there. Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday:)

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  12. Just found your blog! What an adorable skirt! Amazing job!

    -Hannah

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  13. That is the most adorable thing ever! You are so awesome!!

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  14. this is gorgeous!! Saw you over at KoJo, love it!

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