Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Modeling for PBJ*Boutique

Brittni of PBJ*Boutique sent Zella this BEAUTIFUL set to model. I just love how comfy and practical this set is. I also LOVE how it can be worn casual or dressy.

I made a sweet Bow Tie Cloche to match. I found the pattern for the cloche HERE. I am going to have to make a lot of these to match my girls' fall wardrobe this year, and maybe a few for myself too. They really are adorable!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Cat's Hat

Jayne of Baby Grace Designs sent another fun set for Zella to model. I just loved The Cat in the Hat theme so much that I knew I had to make a hat to match!

I found the pattern to make it on Etsy by Desert Diamond Crochet. She has a lot of really adorable crochet patterns in her store that you can check out. I altered the pattern just a bit and added an extra row to each red and white stripe. I wanted it to be a bit tall like the original Cat in the Hat. I also used an H hook instead of a G hook that was requested, and instead of red heart yarn, I used Caron simply soft. I think it made it a bit sturdier and gave it more shape.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

O Mr. Sun, Won't You Come Out To Play?

One of my lovely customers asked me if I could make her daughter a Mr. Sun halter top with matching hair clips. For those of you who do not know Mr. Sun, he is a character on the popular kids television show called Ni Hao Kai-lan. Well I couldn't turn down this cute custom idea. I just love the light blue color of this halter. Each ruffle is trimmed in a different color of the rainbow. And then there is Mr. Sun smiling so sweetly at the top of all of those pretty little ruffles. I couldn't help but smile once I sewed his little face on. Too cute for words!!

I also made her little red flower hair clips to match. Just like the flowers Kai-lan wears in her hair. This little birthday girl is going to be absolutely precious on her special day!

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