Happy Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day here in the States. Because it’s my first I wanted to mark it with something special. I whipped up my first garment of the year (crazy, right?) and made Ollie a matching bow tie.

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The fabric came from a lovely shop in Edinburgh during a meetup there. I was stuck with not knowing what to use it for. But recently it hit me: circle skirt. And it proved to be the best project to flex my sewing foot. Now I won’t be too nervous about approaching my other projects.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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31 thoughts on “Happy Mother’s Day

  1. Oh my gosh Mela, Ollie looks adorable in his bow tie! And a very first (of many) Happy Mother’s Day to you, you’re looking incredible in your new circle skirt!

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  2. Lovely colours on that skirt, but most importantly, how awesome that you made Ollie (who is growing fast!) a matching tie. Happy Mother’s Day to you!

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  3. I reeeeally want some of that fabric for my own rainbow plaid circle skirt now. Perfect use for it — both uses!! And it’s so good to have you back! 😀

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  4. Happy first Mother’s Day! That skirt is divine! I love the way it falls and the length is so flattering. And of course, your little Ollie is so dapper.

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  5. A baby bow tie? 😀
    I remember you buying that fabric and thinking you were going to make a man’s shirt from it…?
    Much better to use it for yourself! It is a shot of sunshine – lovely! 😀

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    • Thank you! I had planned to make a shirt dress but decided it may have been a bit much so settled on a skirt. But I did buy some other check fabric to make a man’s shirt during that trip.

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