Monday, September 3, 2012
When the kids and I were visiting my family in Michigan, I had the chance to go shopping (ALONE!!! SKIP SKIP JOY JOY!) at a fabric store that had a closing sale. I got several cute fabrics to sew things for the girls (poor boys, there just isn't much out there for them).
I had such high hopes for this fabric. It has such wonderful colors (very Dutch) and looked so vintage.
I had some yellow gingham fabric in my stash that I thought would make the perfect trim, but unfortunately, I fell victim to my usual designing problem, knowing when to stop.
Oh no, trim wasn't enough. I had to add rickrack.
And white lace.
And more white lace. LOTS of lace.
I think if I'd just stopped with the yellow trim it would have been fine. Unfortunately, I didn't, and even the adorable baby inside the dress isn't enough to save this fashion disaster.
"I think you're clearly underestimating my cuteness power, Mom".
"On the other hand, this is a rather appalling thing to have to wear . . . "
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