Friday, March 18, 2011

Beach Beauty

The weather has been so wonderful that I decided to take Addison to the beach for a little photo session. It is time for Spring Break, so needless to say the place was packed with college students. We had a great time though. Like I said in my previous post, I have been sewing like crazy.

I bought this lovely purple and white fabric on impulse at JoAnn's one day. I had no idea what I was going to do with it but I couldn't leave the store without it. I came up with this lovely little halter dress. I just sewed my strip of fabric together, hemed it, made casing for 1 inch elastic for the dress. For the straps, I made this just a bit longer than the dress, sewed them in the front and they loop through a tab in the back. She looks so comfy in this dress...

This fabric was another impulse by at a local fabric store. And look at the blue and white trim, that was a special little find. I have never added any thing like it to anything before and am glad that I was able pull it together.

I used elastic thread to create the shirring on the bodice. There were a few mishaps in the making of this dress but I am not so sure anyone would notice them so I will not point them out!


  1. Very lovely dresses! Your little girl is too cute. :)

  2. Gorgeous!! Great job mama! I'd love for you to link up to Wow Me Wednesday!