Monday, April 6, 2009

If you don't have a daughter,



You can always borrow your friend's.

I am so glad that there is a Baby Tess in my life. I mean, I have 3 beautiful nieces and I have other friends (that live out of town) that have little girls, but it is so different to have a little girl so close. One who has parents that don't mind if, every now and then, I pretend I'm related to her.

Baby Tess is celebrating her very first Passover this week and her mom said it would be alright if I took a crack at the Passover dress. Most of Tess' clothes are pink, so when I went fabric shopping I looked for feminine looking fabrics in other colors. I wanted something funky for the border around the bottom of the dress and something quieter and more understated for the rest of the dress. I used a pattern from Little Stitches, by Amy Butler.

This weekend I went over to Tess' house for her to try it on and for me to get some pics. She is growing so fast and has just about outgrown the dress already! Too bad! I guess I'll just have to make some more dresses...

shucks.



11 comments:

Mama V said...

Both Tess and Kirsten look great in blue!

Susan said...

well, now that you mention it, I'm having a heck of a time finding Margaret's summer wardrobe . . .

Sarah said...

That's right, sign my girls up too.

Also, what a cute baby in these pics.

Cat said...

My girl has arrived on 03/23.... I wish she had great dresses like yours!

Miss Vicki said...

What a cutie!! She looks great in that dress. I love the border. Tess is a beautiful baby.

Sarah said...

thought you might like this:
http://www.amazon.com/Amy-Butlers-Little-Stitches-Butler/dp/0811861287/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239077253&sr=8-1

Robyn said...

Sarah, you are so funny! That's the book that I used...and I put that link in the post! ;) so funny!

Cat said...

Thanks for the comment on my blog Robyn! I'm doing pretty good and Jake is in love with his sister. He finds that she sleeps too much but still loves to kiss and hug her! So cute!

Anonymous said...

This dress is gorgeous and you have a beautiful model to show it off! :)
-Steph

TARA said...

I love that you were able to make a VERY cute dress that isn't pink! Babies R Us needs you!

Stacey and Jayson Lavers said...

You make me want to try sewing and quilting. The results are amazing!