Wednesday, May 12, 2010

apple pocket dress

apple pocket dress, originally uploaded by thebigcozy.

Well, it started out as a pocket and then I absentmindedly sewed all the way around it, so now it's just an applique. The linen leaves aren't sewed down around the edges (they're just attached with the button) so little hands can amuse themselves by grabbing them.

The blue fabric is a sateen sheet that I've used in other projects. Since sheets are huge and kids' clothing is tiny, one twin sheet set is an infinite resource. I have sheets I've been mining for literally years and there's still enough yardage left to bore me senseless.

Also: linen bias tape, I love you so much. You make my old sheet look so much better.


Theresa said...


Anonymous said...

Lovely colors and a great use of the sheets!

Melody said...

cute, cute, cute!

Andrea said...

Cute really is the best way to describe it. The apple is adorable.

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