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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Old But new again.

My kids NEVER WEAR OUT THEIR CLOTHES, I MEAN -N E V E R-. They grow so dang fast that if there is a hole in something, there must have been a mishap on the playground. I guess its nice. Wait, no its not, I spend so much more money on clothes than my friends do, it is really frustrating to me. One funny fact. Me my husband and our 3 kids in school, (12,10,&7) Have never been in a class picture where we weren't in the last row. I don't think any of us are awkwardly freakishly tall,... just tall..... Whats my point???

Highwaters.... yep I can't stand 'em. Its always been my pet peeve, if I can see their socks, I might as well stick a pocket protector in their shirt, then scrape my nails down a chalkboard. I have tried to turn it around for this spring. I am not going to buy this girl any more shorts or capri's, I am hacking off her highwaters, (that look like new cause I just bought them and then she grew). She modeled her new capri's for me the other day, and this skirt that I made from a pair of pants, and a ton of appliques. I love them, and so does she. She loves to be different



I am making a tutorial to show you how to make your own, but if you don't like to applique or sew on denim, click on my etsy shop I only have these made up so far, but like I said, I have plenty more I can make.



check back in a few days for my tutorial, and if you choose to buy one in my shop. Let me know if you would like a pair of earings or a hair clip, The sunshine makes me want to give stuff away.!!

6 comments:

Mama Lusco said...

These are great! Love that look, too. My girls are growing fast, too, so I'll have to try this.

Sarah said...

That turned out so beautiful!!! I want to do this now, too. :)

Blessings,
Sarah

Emily said...

These are awesome! I was admiring M's skirt in church on Sunday but didn't get to tell you.

Kelley said...

LOv this! I am not a fan of the floods either...LOL...but this is an awesome idea.

grandmashouse said...

Wow, have you been busy or what. these are darling and your pictures look very professional.
You are so awsome.

Eileen said...

You are inspiring me to want to sew! It's been a long time. That is cute stuff you are making!

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