Sunday, June 27, 2010

Channelling her inner Russian Orphan... (or princess)

Playcentre is messy
so I made this little apron for Annie
once I've nailed it, I'm going to make a tutorial for you all.
(You don't know it, but you need this tutorial, lol)

Because Playcentre is messy
(which we love!!)
you don't want to use your good knits
and I found this teal (it's too ugly for 'aqua') jersey
in great nick for Annie for $2
I also found this cute hat for $2 from another op-shop
it 'matches' (I use the term loosely) perfectly!

And then I made this bright yellow dress
from a valance and an old sheet.
It's her playcentre uniform from now on!
I must be the only person who makes a dress
to get it messy at Playcentre.
I love making stuff from old stuff!!

7 comments:

  1. Nope! You aren't the only one to make clothes to get messy. I made a dress recently for one small girl who was BEGGING for a Princess Peach dress. They don't exist, so I made one. The whole time I was doing it, I kept thinking "I can just send her out to play in it" because I hate character clothes. It about killed me to have to make it for her, but she looked so pitiful asking and lavished such attention on me when it was done...

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  2. she looks toasty cute....ove that jumper to bits...just love the op shop look on kids....don't you!!!xxx

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  3. What a sensible Mum, you have to have playcentre clothes, imagine the stress otherwise, not worth it.
    hugs Deb

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  4. That is one fantastic outfit!!!!

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  5. That's the best Playcentre outift I've seen! When Cassis went she had a fully op shopped outfit, or two, for Playcentre. x

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  6. same went for Miss P - always found cool stuff for Playcentre from these great stores - I thought she was particularly 'funky-looking'...we expanded our horizons from that 'deemed' necessity!!

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