Archive for April, 2013

Sneak peek: Emily’s new dress

I intended to make this dress for her birthday but, as is often the way, I had to reassess my to-do list and put it to one side in favour of making sure the party guests had food to eat. But at last a couple of nights ago I put in a last burst of effort and got it finished.

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Getting the little miss to sit still long enough to take photos is quite the challenge but I hope to get some better shots soon and then I’ll share more details on the pattern and the fabric. I hope this sneak peek is enough to keep you going until then!

Emily’s first birthday party

Our little girl is no longer a baby! To celebrate her turning the big ONE we had a party at home with her friends, our friends and neighbours.

52 crafts in 52 weeks: First birthday party

The giant one and the streamers were made from crepe paper. Directions are on the marvelous One Happy Day blog.

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The felt pinwheels acted as labels for the food. You make them the same way as paper pinwheels, see some directions here. I added a cute button in the middle with a bit of hot glue. We also had “proper” pinwheels in the garden for the kids to play with and take home.

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We had a fabulous day celebrating Emily’s birthday. We can’t wait to see what the next stage of her life has in store for us!


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