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Friday, June 1, 2007

Four For Friday

How on earth could it possibly be Friday again? I feel like it was Friday yesterday. I suppose that is what happens when you have a 5 day weekend. :) Anyhow, here we are celebrating our second "Four For Friday." woo hoo I am on a roll. Heck I am just proud that I remembered to do it twice in a row.

Many of you know, yet some of you don't, that I like to create. I enjoy the process of creating in many different forms. One of these is sewing. To be honest, if you would have told me 5 years ago that I might be sewing outfits, not only for my child, but for other fortunate children whose parents happen to know me, I would have laughed out loud. Yet, here I am constantly sewing something new, and loving every minute of it.

Today I'd like to share with you four outfits that I made in the last year or so. It was really, really, really hard for me to pick just four, but I tried to show a variety. There will be four outfits, but more than four pictures, cause I am CRAZY like that.

This first one, I made last September for a sweet little gal named Emma. In these pictures, Miss Sugar is modeling it for us though. For this particular Halloween outfit, I embellished a white t-shirt and denim jeans with a fun spiderweb bandanna. I really loved this outfit and had a hard time giving it up!

This Second outfit just might be my all time favorite. I simply embellished a t-shirt with wide striped ribbon around the middle, and ruffled it around the bottom. I then took different colors of ribbon and made loops to go around the bottom of a pair of jeans cut to Capri length. So fun! What a hoot. People either loved it or hated it. What do you think?

The third outfit is one I made for Sugar Bear to wear during the fall season. I took a pair of overalls, and different fall themed fabric and designed her a very cute pair of decorative overalls. These remind me of a ruffly, feathery, turkey fanny. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!

This last outfit was the source of much discussion. It was said by "some" that I might have over done it on this one, but you should have seen the heads turning the day she wore it. tee fun fun. I mean, what are holiday's for if not for dressing your poor child up in loud, garish outfits.
For this outfit I took overalls, St. Paddy's day fabric, elastic, and some green grosgrain ribbon, and did a little magic...TA DA! Instant St. Patrick's Day Princess.

Now don't tell me you aren't just a tiny bit jealous that I am not your mom? Seriously, I get giddy thinking about her next Holiday outfit. People just can't deny that Sugar Bear's mama is exuberant about making life FUN!

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Laura said...

Always love those Corey creations! And you have such a sweet little model too!

Helen said...

Very cute! I seriously need to take a four picture today. I'll do my best to remember.

Lori said...

I love all of your outfits. And am extremely jealous of your talent. I still haven't made one bow that looks normal!

Shawn said...

Gosh, they are all great. It's great you have that talent to make your child's style unique. Heck with anyone else. She'll love it as she grows up!

Anonymous said...

You are so creative, I love the outfits, and the models is just too cute!

CamiKaos said...

those outfits are all magical.. but I'm particularly fond of the St. Patricks day apron...

Anonymous said...

Those are all so darling.The Turkey one is my absolute favorite.
You are one very creative lady! :)

Amanda said...

Love, love, love your work, Corey! And such a sweet model. :)

Maude Lynn said...

The outfits are so adorable! I wish I could do something like that!

Jules said...
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Jules said...
Oooh guess what's coming up Corey? Fourth of July!!! I love your bandana dresses! Chloe's atually still fits her, I think she'll have to wear it again this year! You are sooooo creative, I love it! I hope Sugar will too as she gets older.

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