Monday, July 27, 2020

Sewing For My Sweet Pea - Simplicity S1803




While looking at fabric options for a sundress for me, guess what happened?  My Sweet Pea enters my sewing room and sees all my possible fabric sections

Conversation:

Sweet Pea - What's up?
Me - Planning my next projects for summer.
Sweet Pea - Oh this is pretty.  Can I get a dress please?
Me - Well, okay.  You sure you want this fabric?
Sweet Pea - Oh yes.
Me - Okay then.  What style would you like?
Sweet Pea - Anything, Mama.  You pick.  Thanks.

Sweet Pea leaves the room.  Me feel like what just happened?  I wanted that fabric for me.  Lol




Anyway, Sweet Pea got a new dress in the middle of me planning a new dress for myself.  Got to appreciate a daughter who allows her mother to pick, choose, and sew clothes for her.

I made it easy on myself.  I selected a pattern that I've used before. Yet again. Lol  Simplicity S1803




For this version, I used a different bodice and sleeve style.  I also lengthen the dress by a few inches.  Unlike before, I kept it simple using the instructions, no beading or tulle.  Just a simple sundress

The fabric is a stretch cotton twill that I ordered from Mood Fabrics several years ago.   This color is not available any longer, but Mood does have a similar print on a white background available, 307111.

Needless to say, she likes it.  What not to like?  Anyway, I made her two matching masks out of the leftover remnants.

So that's it for now.  Short and sweet.

Parting Shots:  Beautiful flowers in Veterans Memorial Park.  This is one of our favorite places to take pictures of my handmade treasures.




Happy Sewing!
C



5 comments:

  1. Beautiful daughter and beautiful dress Cennetta! If a child who is older than 12 asks her mother to sew for her, it is a great compliment for the mother’s sewing! I know what I am talking about, lol! 😉

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  2. A very lucky daughter and Mom too. The dress is very pretty.

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  3. so different from the first version! very cute and perfect for summer

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  4. S1803 is such an awesome pattern and I currently have it in my bin in the sewing room as I want to make a black and white version soon :)

    It looks amazing on her!

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