Wednesday, June 24, 2009

What Should I Do With Sewing Scraps

After my quick success sewing up a few skirts for myself last week, I decided to tackle a small project for Charlotte using my sewing scraps. I sincerely had no idea what I would end up making her when I started. A dress? A skirt like mine? A summer shirt? I just started throwing some pieces together, trimming them, and adding a couple more pieces until I liked it. I added some eyelit to dress it up a little too.

Fortunately, I had a willing model and these photos are the result.


 
  
 This dress is so far from perfect it is funny. I can't even begin to list all the mistakes and problems with it. Overall though, I like the concept and will try it again with far better execution. What do you think? What do you do with your sewing scraps?

6 comments:

  1. ohmygoodness! It's so cute...it looks like a shirt and I am seriously impressed. I wonder if I can even remember how to sew. I am going to attempt to make curtains for my little window shutters in the kitchen area.

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  2. So cute!

    I usually use my scraps to make cloth balls/cubes for the baby to play with OR save them for a quilt top.

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  3. Your model is what makes the dress work. (i may be biased) i like the last photo best. Grumpy

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  4. That is very cute! Se has a one-of-a-kind top made by Mommy. My Mother makes quilts and a friend makes fabric baskets from scrap material. I'm not creative.

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  5. Shut UP! That is the cutest little shirt ever and one of the cutest models ever too! you are so creative!!! great job jennifer!

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  6. Very pretty, creative. Great colors. And, mostly, what a beautiful child!

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