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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Vintage Sheets to Jumper

I found a cute little jumper at the DAV and knew it was going to be too small for my ginormous two year old...the voice of (un)reason in my head said buy it, and who am I to not listen to the voice in my head.  I took it home, and used it as a guide to make another one out of vintage sheets.
I really must do a better job of measuring twice and cutting once, but quite frankly that's not how I roll.  I had to make some minor adjustments but am overall happy with how it turned out.  I call it my prototype, so the next one will hopefully be better.
The model was a little unruly and showed a bit of bad behavior.  These were the best photos I could get. She also shows signs of being a diva.  If she weren't so darn cute I might have to consider hiring another one.    But she works for milk and cheese and gives the best hugs and kisses....so, i guess I'll give her another chance.

Linking up to the wonderful partays under the "i like to party" tab...and also here.

14 comments:

  1. ahahhhh you always make me laugh! great prtotype- both the dress and the child ;)

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  2. You are amazing! And, I can't take it anymore - I'm going to get my rear in the car and head up their just so I can get some smooches :D

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  3. What an adorable DIY project! Thank you so much for sharing.

    Happy Monday!

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  4. Beautiful. I love, love, thrifty mama ideas. :)

    Happy to be your newest follower ~ Adrianne
    happyhourprojects.blogspot.com

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  5. Sweet jumper....and modeled by a cutie pie!

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  6. This is perfect, the cut and fabric are gorgeous. Please stop by www.laughloveandcraft.com and link up to my Share the Wealth Wednesday Link Party! I'm your newest follower!

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  7. This is so sweet!! I am visiting from Sew Chatty and I am a new follower! Hope you have a great day and I look forward to seeing you around soon!
    Michelle
    www.delicateconstruction.blogspot.com

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  8. Now that's a sweet dress.....and a precious little girl!

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  9. This is SO cute, vintage sheets are so rad! Haha and I know what you mean about unruly models, mine is quite bad about camera-snatching.

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  10. Very cute!!
    Thank you so much for linking this up to {nifty thrifty sunday} last week as well!!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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  11. ADORABLE. Your daughter is just the cutest. I'm gonna have to make more babies--see if I can pop out a girl next time. Then I can make sweet little jumpers like these for her.
    Van // The Clothes We Wear // Wearing motherhood with style.

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  12. This is SUPER cute! If you made a tutorial on this I would definately have to try it!

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  13. I also have a ginormous 2-year-old. I also have problems with the whole "measure twice..." rule. Should we consider this an epidemic?

    Super cute jumper, by the way :-) Love the criss-crossy straps.

    Meggo

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