Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Mission accomplished...a year plus later!

Introducing Mary and Laura... Over a year ago, the girls picked out the fabric for these. They're finally done!
Laura's dress was made from this pattern (McCall's M4547):
Mary's dress was made from McCall's M9424:
I would have used this last one for both, but it wasn't available in "peanut" size. If you want to take on a project like this, there are a variety of patterns to choose from the various companies. Between the two of these, I would recommend the second one. It was easier to follow and personally I like the way it turned out better.
Think we're going to have to go back and reread the Little House series again this winter!

3 comments:

  1. Your girls are so ABSOLUTELY lovely. I sortof wish kids still dressed like that. At least once in awhile. It's cute.

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  2. Wow, those are great! We love the Little House books and series. We just passed through Walnut Grove, MN, on a recent trip. Wish we would've had more time to explore there, but we enjoyed the short time that we had. Have a great week. I can totally relate to your posts about "resolve to endure!" (on a discipline and a homeschooling level!) :) Hang in there, friend! Praying for you.

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