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3/06/2009

Stripes and Flowers for the Little Diva

My youngest niece, Bella, turns 8 years old soon...too soon...I wish they could stay little forever! So...while she still enjoys bright cheerful clothes,
I made this set as part of her "Birthday Wardrobe."


Bella's Birthday Hoodie

This outfit was made with Ottobre Design patterns that I changed liberally to suit my design whim of the moment.

The Hoodie is from issue 04/07, #16, made with Chez Ami fabrics.

The Pants are the elastic waist pants pattern, issue 03/03, #23, made from cotton twill.


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11 Comments:

Blogger Lindsay T said...

Omigosh, so adorable! You're right, there is such a limited window when you can sew fun things like this for little girls, before they want clothes just like everyone else has.

1:41 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

Very cute outfit. Happy Birthday to Bella. I am making cupcakes for my birthday girl, she turns 22 on Saturday. Seems like yesterday she was 8.

3:42 PM  
Blogger Summerset said...

Oh, another really cute outfit! I wish I could convince my daughter to wear these cute things.

5:07 PM  
Anonymous Meggie LuLu said...

Pam, Bella is one LUCKY girl to have you sewing for her!! Her Birthday Wardrobe is ABSOLUTELY FAB-U-LOUS!! She will look so PRETTY in all her new clothes!!

6:54 PM  
Blogger Pamela Erny said...

Summerset and Lindsay...Bella would rather be in camo and distressed jeans (and I have made those kinds of outfits for her too)...but sometimes she'll be in the mood for bright happy clothes.
Sadly I think "ruffles" are over for both Willow (10) and Bella (soon to be 8).

So...soon I'll have to satisfy my "cute clothes" sewing cravings for some younger children who have needs.

7:38 PM  
Blogger Carolyn (cmarie12) said...

These are soooo cute...you make me wish my daughters were young again!!! :)

10:08 PM  
Blogger Gorgeous Things said...

That is so adorable. What a lucky little lady!!

6:11 PM  
Blogger Sew4Fun said...

Very cute! Yes they do grow up far too quickly so enjoy sewing these cute clothes while you can.

7:54 PM  
Blogger gwensews said...

Adorable!

8:38 PM  
Blogger Karla said...

You have a real flair for mixing prints. Those are the cutest outfits!

10:09 PM  
Blogger Tany said...

Darling outfit!

1:11 PM  

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