Sunday, November 19, 2006

I've put it off, now to act

While sewing like a mad thing for a local play, my thoughts went again and again to clothing I want to sew for my girls. I was especially looking forward to making a Redondo skirt for my 5 year old. However, she got her hands on Ottobre 03/06, the same one I found in a rubbermaid tub of her toys awhile back, and asked me to PLEASE make her #23. This was quite the surprise.
  1. She's a skirt girl and only wears pants when I insist on it because we've got grungy work to do outside, or because of the weather. (Currently 27 degrees F.)
  2. This pant style just doesn't get me interested in sewing. It's cute in the pic, just nothing I want to make.
  3. It's WINTER! Those pants are for summer sun.
I thought about making them out of warmer fabric, but that would rather ruin the look I think. And I thought about lining them with flannel, but IF she likes them, she's going to want to wear them to the contradance, and flannel lined pants would be too warm for that.

I've looked over my fabric to find something that will work, and more importantly, something that I won't mind giving away since I figure the odds of her actually deciding she likes these pants is at about 50%. Ha. It's not easy parting with fabric, especially as I love them all. Here's what I've decided on. The darker print is for the pants, and the striped one will be for a top of some sort.

They are both from Rebecca Carter's Florentine Roses line and came from

1 comment:

CheryLOL said...

I love this outfit - infact I am sewing it now for a friend's daughter! It's always warm here - 60 - or sunny at least so staying in a summery mood is easy. :) I would be curious to see how it comes out in a heavier material!