Added May 26, 2010
So, I’m a farmer. I love dirt. I love the feeling that rushes over you when you look at the place where you planted seeds a few days before and you see persistent little sprouts pushing up through the soil. I have no children at present so my seedlings are my way of charting growth and new life. I have no land of my own yet so my pots will have to suffice for now. I am dreaming of a time when I can have a whole big garden with enough veggies for my family and our neighbors! anyways when I saw this dress in a japanese pattern book my mind was bombarded with dream images of me gardening in style in this fab little apron dress! I am torn between wiping dirty hands on it as if it were just an apron and wearing it to teach in! I think I’ll just have to make more and do both!
I expanded the pattern a bit since a USA size 8 is a hippopotamus in Japan! so, I adjusted to make it hippopotamus size! It’s a simple simple design and it took about 4 hours to do! totally easy and awesome!
I used just plain ole’ muslin and a bit of elastic for the back band between the straps!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Straight Skirt, and how she made it look so yummy!
Member Project of the Week
The latest Elie Saab collection inspired this hand-beaded dress by chanel2005.
Celebrate with lovely dresses, sparkly dolman tees, and an embellished peplum skirt.
This week’s new BurdaStyle Videos release is "Sewing a Thread-Chain Belt Loop." Check it out!
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