sexta-feira, 14 de fevereiro de 2014

MAILBOX SURPRISE . STITCHED TOGETHER

É sexta feira e por isso hoje tenho mail um post da série Mailbox Surprise para partilhar.
Conheci o blog da Rachel, Stitched Together, quando estava a organizar a série com a Marte e fiquei imediatamente fã das roupas que faz para os seus filhos. São simples, práticas mas divertidas.
Aqui fica o vestido que a Rachel fez para a sua filha adoptiva Tarikua.

Today I have a great friend visiting DoGuincho!
I didn't know Stitched Together before Mailbox Surprise but, as Marte told me to check out Rachel's blog, I got immediately hooked. I love her simple but special creations, her photos and they way she speaks about her life in Texas with her fun family.
Today Rachel is sharing with us a lovely dress she made for her daughter Tarikua.


I'm Rachel from Stitched Together.   I'm so happy to be here today with my creation for the Mailbox Surprise Series.  I feel like I won the fabric lottery having An from StraightGrain as my 'sender'.  She sent me three yards of gorgeous and unique Belgian fabrics.  I can't wait to make something in each of them!

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I decided to start with the fabric with the turquoise dots, which I felt paired well with the Geranium dress pattern.

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An sent me bias binding in one of my very favorite colors - mustard.  I ironed it flat and then turned it into piping by inserting some cording and sewing it closed.




I finished it with some simple white buttons on the back.

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And there you have it - one geranium dress in Belgian fabric with mustard piping!

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Thanks so much for having me, Marta and Marte.  And thank you, An, for the gorgeous fabric. Anytime my Tarikua wears this dress, I will undoubtedly think of you!

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8 comentários:

  1. The piping on the sleeves is a great touch! And the second last smile is contagious. Great fabrics!

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    1. You're right! Great dress for a lovely girl!

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  2. I loved the piping. Mustard has been one of my most loved colours lately =D

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    1. I love mustard too. And it looks great with the blue dotted fabric, doesn't it?

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  3. That mustard piping make this dress so ... looking for a better word... happy! Love it :)

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  4. So nice, Rachel!! The pop of mustard piping looks perfect paired with the main fabric!! And, yes, would have thought I had won the lottery too....getting fabric from An.... Terrific work - I can't wait to see how you use the other fabrics in upcoming outfits....

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  5. Such nice fabrics, and what a lovely dress. I love all all the photos, she is so so pretty!

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