I'm digging black edged ruffles right now. They have a lovely vintage Paris (the city, not the socialite) feel about them. Any idea what I'm talking about?
Here are some examples:
And this vintage sassy little number from Etsy:
Feeling all inspired I quickly ran up into my closet and grabbed a new but boring basic white ribbed tank:
Wallyworld. I think it was only 4 bucks. Thicker than the Old Navy ones. They seem to hold their shape pretty well and are nice and long. Perfect.
As soon as the kiddos were napping/quiet time I ran to the craft room and eventually came up with this:
However I though it needed a little extra sumpin' sumpin'....so I accessorized:
Ahhhh, MUCH better!
Things that are making me laugh about this photo:
A. the ducky peeking out from behind my tush.
B. The fact that I'm all dressed up on the top....with capri workout pants on the bottom!
C. My Hair. Pulled back and clipped up, with a huge yellow headband holding the massive stringiness away from my face. Quote from Bubbalu this morning, "Mommy your hair is big today". True story.
D. I took this picture with my CHIN. Yep, my face. My face took this picture. Loving my new iPhone4. It has many many features. But certainly, CERTAINLY someone could figure out how to do a vocal pic cue, right? Or maybe I'm just not cool enough to know about the vocal pic cue app. Does it exist? If so, please clue me in!
This black edged ruffle stuff is very fun. I'm thinking I'll attack a few more shirts before I switch the thread out of my serger because HELLO is that an ordeal.
Goodness gracious it has been FAR too long since I posted anything personally sewn by me. Tutorial coming soon, stay tuned!
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