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Signature Look

Thursday, May 17, 2012



For my Project Run & Play Signature Look, I had a million ideas running through my head.  I even spent most of the time sewing a garment I didn't even use (but will show you eventually!).  I just kept coming back to what I really love to sew: classic lines & simple features.  The shirt will also be entered in the Project Pinterest Challenge at Two Yellow Birds Decor.
No patterns used...just my measuring tape, & trusty dress form.  






The shirt is inspired by an amazing find I pinned on Pinterest from Paul et Paula, made by machooka.



I love smocking!


Lately, I've really been drawn to tied back features, and decided to leave the back open to help beat the heat this summer.


I always seem to end up with plaid somewhere!  I just can't help myself!
:)








Sad (literally) to say, I never get great shots of my children together.  This is about as good as it gets!




So, that wraps up the Season 4 Sew Along contributions for me!  Whew!  Tutorials coming soon.  If there are any particular ones you'd most like to see, please leave a comment and let me know!

Thank you PR & P for a great season.  I can't wait till tomorrow morning, to see what the designers came up with!  
11 comments on "Signature Look"
  1. I admire your designs and workmanship. It's all very practical, neat and beautiful! Beautiful clothes on beautiful children! Jana

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  2. I love your work!
    I'm working on a similar shirt for my little guy, hope it looks half as good as yours :D

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  3. This is awesome,you have great talent! i would love to try something like this for my niece.
    www.blissfulsewing.blogspot.com

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  4. Beautiful! And that dress... love that dress!

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  5. Those are beautiful!!! Your work is amazing! Thanks so much for entering this as well into the Project Pinterest Challenge. Good Luck!
    Jill
    twoyellowbirdsdecor.blogspot.com

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  6. I adore that dress! The back is precious. Please, PLEASE post a pattern- or at least some helpful hints! I'm a smocker, too!

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    1. Thank you so much! And with the interest I've received, I think I will be posting a tutorial for it.

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  7. LOVE the fabric for the girls dress!!! Would you be able to tell me the pattern? Would love to make this for my granddaughter?!?

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    1. Isn't the fabric great?! :) I didn't use a pattern, but will post a tutorial soon, since I've had a few requests.

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  8. Both are absolutely adorable kiddos. The clothing is precious too.

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