I know it's a little cheesy, but I love a good holiday outfit. However, I'm usually sitting up late the night before said holiday, sewing some cute thing I want my kiddo to wear the next morning.
But not this time! My February 13th will be peaceful and relaxed! I will have time to help the boy make his own valentines to bring to school! Because I have made Iris's valentine ensemble in advance!
|Here she comes...walking down the street...|
Of course she had to have a headband (what kind of a shop would I be running if I didn't mention that I sell these?):
|She got the head wound falling over this hamper that I made her|
(she assumed it would hold her weight). Oops!
I didn't make her dress; I picked it up on clearance at Old Navy for $5. But it looked like this off the rack:
Definitely cute and festive, but just not quite enough for me! So using old t-shirt scraps and some embroidery floss, we now have this:
I just used the embroidery floss to hand-sew the two hearts together, then added the second row of embroidery floss before machine-stitching the whole thing to the front of the dress.
And ta-da, we have a very valentiney ensemble!
Comfy too. I actually love this little dress--would it be weird to let her wear it year-round? It even has pockets, one of my (and her) favorite features.
Happy Valentine's Day!