Monday, July 15, 2013

of pillowslips and pinterest...

There are so many great ideas on Pinterest.
I have boards full of them...
and plenty of good intentions.
And there is where it usually ends.
But once in awhile...
I actually follow through.

Case in point...



I made a wee one...
and since pillowcases come in pairs...
I made another.
A wee bit bigger.


Then I found two sweet grandgirlies to come try them on.
They fit  just fine!


But were they made for hopping, skipping...


...and swinging?
Yup.
They each went home with a pillowcase in hand...
one they could wear when it suited them!

That was last week.
 This week we are taking the grands camping...
a few at a time.
The forecast is for sunshine.
It's all good!





21 comments:

  1. my neighbor. Joanne makes tee shirt dresses...too cute...have to share this one with her!
    hugs
    Sandi

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  2. Oh my goodness these are just darling! I have a couple of grandgirlies who would probably just love these too. Enjoy your camping trip!

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  3. The dresses are precious and so are the girls modeling them! I'm like you: boards full of ideas, but short of time to implement them. When I do though, I sure have fun!

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  4. Oh aren't they just adorable!! The dresses and the wee ones. Have a fun week camping with your grands. I hope the nice weather holds for late July too. Blessings, Pamela

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  5. Nice follow through! Love the way they turned out. Have fun camping!

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  6. I can hear the girls now, as grandmothers, telling about how their own wonderful grandmother sewed for them!

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  7. Those pillowcase dresses are darling. Did you use some vintage pillowcases for the slip part? They are just beautiful.

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    1. I used ruffled cotton eyelet pillowcases that I once found at the thrift store and put a linen layer over. I totally copied a photo on pinterest.

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  8. Those are darling dresses - on darling grandgirlies. I have boards of stuff on Pinterest, too. There's a lot of inspiration there! Have fun camping.

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  9. Oh so cute on those girls! I wonder where the first idea came from . . . just realizing that our grandmothers had to be creative for different reasons than today's reasons.

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  10. Perfect camping outfit. Yes they are made for anything. Another one of those selective Pinterest ideas.

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  11. Cute! Have a blast camping!

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  12. Those are just adorable! Have a great time on your camping trips - I'll be there'll be great photos!

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  13. I have seen this dress idea before but I think yours are the most beautiful colours/styles out of all those I have seen. Your little granddaughters are very sweet :)

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  14. Hi Judy - I really enjoyed reading all your recent posts. it looks like you are having a wonderful summer. Your grandchildren must treasure their visits with you and will have such special memories of the walks and adventures you share with them. I enjoyed especially your camping in Kelowna story. it reminds me of all the wonderful years we spent there when our children were small. We lived in Oliver for 9 years. Oh and the raspberries looked just mouthwatering! Sunshine Always - Sheila

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  15. Those are beautiful dresses!!! SO adorable! I can see myself making some for the grand baby girls!!!!

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  16. Super cute Judy! Have a wonderful time camping and making more great memories.

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  17. You did it well! The fabric and color choice you made, is beautiful! They look like little angels. The talent never stops here.

    Hope you have a fun time camping!

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  18. From "pinner" to "winner"…excellent follow through! The girls look like garden fairies, dancing about!

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  19. Such adorable dresses! They look light and cool and so pretty. I think even with my limited sewing skills I could make one for my grand girlie one day!

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