Friday, July 06, 2007

Finished WIPs and Some WIPs

Friday evening I started the outfit for Spenser using the cheery cherry fabric and some red gingham. While I finished the smock on Friday (which she wore on Saturday), I didn't finish the bloomers until Monday night (which she then wore on Tuesday). So don't worry, Cici, she didn't have to wait long for her new outfit.
The smock is lined with red gingham.
The back is criss-crossed, so it's similar to the smocket, but the front is sewn to the back. I used an older (mid-1990's) McCall's pattern that someone had given me about a year ago.


And little red gingham bloomers. So cute. Although they are a little baggy on her.

I've been calling this outfit "as American as cherry pie." And how funny that she picked up the flag (on her own) while I was trying to get some pictures.

And look what I found while I was packing on Tuesday! The shirt I thought I lost (or threw away). It was in with some of my clothes by mistake. I'm happy that I found it because I hate, hate, HATE to lose things. It makes me bonkers.
And last night I decided that the dots would stay with the stripes, so I sewed on the applique. I really think it was the comments of three people who de-lurked for that post that did it for me. Of course, all of your opinions really matter to me, too. Thank you for helping me decide.

And my WIPs are these shorts that I am planning to make for Sawyer.

12 comments:

Katie Jean said...

Ohhh I love her new outfit! too cute! Especially nice with her waving the flag :)

Brandy said...

Those dress and bloomers are so very sweet. I loooooove bloomers on little girls. Truthfully, I wish I could get away with wearing them under skirts and such, but who need extra bulk in the hip and thight area?lol! Anyway, you amaze me...how do you get all this sewing done with 6 kids and a husband who is gone? HOW????

capello said...

egads, that dress is so cute!

Karyn said...

Spenser is sooooooooooooo stinkin' cute!!!!!! That outfit is priceless. I love the back of it too!!!!

Cute cute cute Lera!

FinnyKnits said...

I love that fabric too - made my May Institches Apron project from it. Too cute. And Spenser - if that girl isn't destined for stardom. Geez. Cute, cute.

Heidijayhawk said...

man that outfit on spenser is awesome! super cute mama. and the stripes and dots combo rocks!

nikki said...

love the smock and the bloomers. very cute!

Cici said...

oh my! too cute - both the outfit and your little darling. really - i think you outdid yourself on that one.

linda said...

Sawyer's little outfit is so cute! And I can tell she loves the camera - she's a little model!

TinkerBlue said...

You're right, cute as cherry pie. Love the flag waving, looks like it could have been taken on July 4th.

I like the spots and stripes together.

amandajean said...

I love Spenser's new outfit. you did a great job! I love the blue and red together.

Linda said...

The outfit for your daughter is so very cute! She looks so sweet wearing it!