October’s sewing challenge is to re-create or re-design something picked up from the op shop. I started with this pillowcase:
… and, guided by this book, turned it into this dress:
Super sweet me thinks… and it was my first ever go at sewing on ric-rac too!
My favourite part of this little dress is the Mr. Chatterbox tag in the back. A small touch using a piece of ribbon from my own childhood… and fittingly Ms. M is quite the chatterbox these days. Her talking is so good, she picks up so many words and phrases each and every day.
A great dress for exploring. The cotton is so lovely, yet durable. This dress, which is soon to be a top, will last much longer than it will fit Ms. M.
… and inspired by all the pillow case refashioning and because I didn’t find the time to make myself a bag last month I used this pillowcase:
… to make this bag:
For more re-fashioned goodness head on over to Carolyn’s.