dress and shorts

I went to a craft night the other week and decided to make another Playdate dress from this adorable knit I picked up on Etsy awhile ago. I wanted to add a pocket too, but threw away all my green scraps accidentally. Whoopsie! Looks like pregnancy brain still affects you a year after the baby is born. At least, that’s what I’m going with.
It’s a little bit short, but she wore it the other day when it was 100+ degrees and it perfect for those hot summer days. I kind of wish I could get away with that too! Sadly, I don’t think people would giggle quite the same way if I did a somersault in my dress and flashed my undies at them. Though, they undoubtedly would giggle some.
I also whipped up some PJ shorts for Sadie the other night-I used this tutorial minus the cuffs-just hem them up normally. The fabrics I used from top to bottom are: Riley Blake, Amy Butler, vintage sheet, and Hullabaloo by Moda.
I picked up some tanks at Walmart and now she’s set for PJ’s-although I might make her a few more pairs-they’re so easy and cute!
What have you been working on lately? I’ve got a slew of tops I’ve sewn for me waiting in the queue to be posted. More on them soon! 

Comments

  1. Another sweet dress, Jess. Do you make a habit of doing somersaults in dresses? :) Cute idea for PJ sets, too. Those Hullabaloo shorts are my fave.

  2. cuteness for sure. Looking forward to seeing your tops!

  3. I LOVE the PJs. I’m so doing this next year for both of my kids!

    Sarah @ This Crazy Blessed Life

  4. this is so simple and cute! I love it!

  5. Love your blog! And i need to learn how to sew better before i have kids!! :-) you are such an inspiration!

  6. Oh, I love the little shorts! Too cute!

  7. Here is my most recent project! I had so much fun with this one. http://www.theharvestwife.blogspot.com

    I love the shorts! I may make some for my little Oliver :)

  8. Such a pretty dress. The green neck binding really brings out the green in the print fabric.

  9. I love those pj shorts! Great job.

  10. As usual, super cute!! I love those polka dot pjs and the picture of her in them – adorable! The dress is great too! Thanks for sharing, it inspires me to try both!

  11. Ow that dress is so cute… Thank you so much for the pattern a few weeks ago I also made it for my little girl…
    Great Shorts!!

  12. I am so glad you posted this! I was just thinking I wanted to make some of these for my daughter, not just for PJ shorts, but for “monkey bar” pants (or bloomers).

    She is starting Pre-K and I know that she will want to wear a dress to school, but I know she doesn’t sit like a lady all the time…so these will be just perfect.

  13. So cute! Great patterns for the pants, and is that a Garanimals top I see to go with it? I use those same ones as pj tops for my daughter! (can’t beat the price!)

  14. After my baby was born and I’d make airhead mistakes like that, I would always say they were sucking my brains out of my boobs! ha Don’t have an excuse now, though…oy!

  15. I just finished the Playdate shirt and capri last night. I still need to make my flower. I’ll have to try one in knit next. Thanks for the idea!

  16. she’s adorable! even when brushing her teeth! :)

    such pretty fabrics!!

  17. I want jammies that cute!

  18. These are perfect for summer! I especially love the floral print ones and your little model is to cute!

  19. I love your blog! Your sewing projects are divine. And seriously, you have two of the most darling kids I’ve ever seen! Precious. Thanks so much for sharing your crafting!

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