today i’m super excited.
the weather is warm.
like freakishly warm.
(knocking on wood)
cause katy from no big dill knows my name.
I got an email from her…(she’s one of my favorite blogs to read! i pretty much adore her. (seriously..check out her instagram! so i was pretttttty much on cloud
(you might know her from her AMAAAZING sewing skills.
and she does this sew all 26 series and asked if I wanted to play along
and i was on it like white on rice! (might have made a weird excitement noise from my nose)
I chose K….
cause it’s my favorite letter.
my name starts with it (as well as katy’s (coincidence? i think not)
my husband’s name starts with it (karl..with a k. cause it’s cooler than karl with a c.
(that’s from a commercial–I am in no way trying to insult Carl’s.)
then i proceeded to name my children:
Karl the third (we call him Kaje)
and Kameron jae.
we love k.
and thus inspired the k dress…
(taking inspiration from these dresses from zulily)
i actually had intentions of doing a kangaroo….maybe a giant one
like this adorable pig shirt
but then i started see a fat t-rex with ears…
(admit it..you see it now too.)
so i opted for a little co co chanel action
i cut it out with vinyl….and not freezer paper. and let me tell you why–
cause when you cut it out of freezer paper it would have left allllllllll those ks on the mat. and you have to pry those up one by one.
and nobody has time for that (can i tell you about the time i paid my daughter a dollar to peel up all these little vinyl pieces left on the mat?)
so the vinyl just keeps it all on the back piece (and you could reuse this with a little transfer tape!)
some of the k’s bled….but that’s okay. cause i’m not a perfectionist…(it was mostly around the curved parts….Next time i will stamp it before i cut it out and sew the collar on)
i actually made this bow for her hair.
and then it somehow got put onto the dress….(a happy coincidence when the dress was laying on the ground and i threw the hair bow next to it….and liked where it landed)
she loves it…
and they way you can tell is because she’s not looking all mad cause i’m making her pose.
and my other daughter saw it and threw a fit about “how come kameron always gets the cute stuff and how come i won’t make anything cute for her.”
and then i kindly reminded her of the halloween skirt of 2012. nuff said.
alright…go over to no big dill….see her abc’s creations…and she has linky parties if you want to play along!!!!! and she’s not a stickler for literal…you can be creative. i could have made any dress and threw in a k title. like the flying Kite dress. or the kissing skirt(?) so much fun!