Humpty Dumpty

April 01, 2012

I've been rather absent from Blogland lately but have a sweet creation to share.  I made this cute little top for Juliette from some great nursery rhyme fabric I picked up at Spotlight last week (for only $10.49 per metre I should add).
I only bought 30 cm of it and another print (The three little pigs) as I was being very controlled and did not have a project in mind. Because there was not quite enough length in that to make a top, I added the red and cream trim to the bottom which I think works nicely!  I traced the pattern from a sweet top a friend gave us for Emily and enlarged it.
Juliette is looking so grown up - I can't believe she will be turning two in a month's time.
The 'big girls' enjoying exploring Montsalvat this morning on an expedition with 'Nanny England' (Stefan's Mum is staying with us for a month visiting from the UK).  We've never visited there before - a really lovely spot for breakfast and an explore around the beautiful grounds.

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17 comments

  1. Cute top. I love making something gorgeous from only a tiny piece of special fabric.

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  2. She is SOOOOOOO cute!!! And so is that top - I'd wear it myself!!! ;-)
    Carly
    x

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  3. Gorgeous! So funny - I just bought the Red Riding Hood version of that fabric yesterday! They are really lovely prints and I love the linen.

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    1. Ooh I didn't see the red riding hood one- will keep an eye on your blog to see what you make!!

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  4. Suzie Q you are so very talented and your beautiful girls are certainly growing up fast. xxL

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  5. What an adorable little top, so lovely.
    So glad you liked Montsalvat, it is magical - I grew up nearby, and got married there too. So special.

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  6. Your top is gorgeous and looks lovely on your daughter. I would love to make one for my 2 nearly 3 year old. I am just a beginner sewer so really need a pattern. Do you have one or know where i could access one please. Cheers, Jo

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