Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sewing Beautiful Things: Favorite Things Friday

It's Favorite Things Friday over at Jessica's blog, A Few of My Favorite Things.

One of my favorite things is making beautiful dresses and nightgowns for my daughters. Here is a dress I made a couple years ago for Lynzie when my husband, Jamie, took her to her first Daddy Daughter Dance.

We've since made it a tradition for Daddy to go pick out the pattern and fabric and me to make the dress. They went to the dance two years in a row but this year we had just moved so Daddy took her to the Broadway play Annie in Seattle instead.

Lynzie looked, and felt, like a princess that night. I had a lot of fun making the dress. In fact, me and that dress got to be real good friends since I had to take it apart and put it back together several times!

Little sister Selah wanted something special too so I made her this little nightgown from some pretty pink rosebud flannel. She was pretty excited and proud of herself!

This past year at Christmas, I finally got to live one of my dreams...making matching dresses for my three daughters. The girls each had a unique style and pattern but the colors and trim were all matching. Here they are together before church on the last Sunday before Christmas

Maybe this year I'll get really brave and make my boys some matching shirts! Join us for more Favorite Things Friday!


  1. Oh my sweetness you are so talented! These dresses are gorgeous!

  2. I so wish I was as clever as you when it comes to sewing. These dresses are so beautiful! You are very talented.

    Best wishes and happy weekend,

  3. Your daughters look lovely in their matching Christmas dresses. And the little flannel nightgown is adorable. thank you for your visit yesterday to my blog. Have a fun weekend.

  4. You are so creative and talented! I love your blog and have enjoyed taking a peak into your world.
    The dresses you made are awesome.

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