Friday, March 27, 2009

a shirt for mama

To get me through the in-between phase where maternity clothes are too big (and exhausted--I don't want to look at them again!) and I've only got a handful of pre-pregnancy shirts that I'm feeling comfortable in. Nothing fancy or particularly stylish, but it fits the mom uniform for the time being. I bought the pattern a year ago planning to make the dress, but time and the practicality of wearing dresses (thanks Gwen) put that one aside for a while. This shirt could probably be sewn in one evening. It took me more like five because I seem to only be able to sew for 10 minutes at a time and I either get too tired or someone needs me. (Kind of like when I was trying to take this picture.) And don't mind the funky sun shadows... we were just basking in the balmy 37 degree Spring weather that day.

5 comments:

Trisha said...

I'll take one in every color please! I hate this in between phase.

Maria said...

Too cute. Nursing sure does make picking out an outfit more difficult. It has been all knit shirts for me for a long time, you are full of great ideas.

Eva Mari said...

Loved the pic! Too too cute... Awww... And the garment looked very nice as well! :D
Hugs from me

Spencer Family said...

I love it! I think I'm going to try and make one. Any tips?

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