It's been dark and rainy since Sunday, but last week's string of sunny days is still keeping me going, so I thought I'd post a little more sunshine right here.
Of course, the dandelions arrived with the sun. So did a notice from my daughter's teachers- please bring hats for outside time. Hats! My girl has had a year of crazy growing. She's clearly got her daddy's genes and will be tall. Her sweet head has been growing too... maybe it's all that reading! Needless to say, no sun hat fit and sewing a new one was necessary. She picked out this rescued fabric from Sew Green and agreed that the Oliver + S pattern in Little Things to Sew looked perfect. It was a fairly quick project, but the request for the optional circular quilting (" just like my old one, Mama") did add a little time, and I ended up stopping before I went around the final loop so she could wear it in time for school. Thankfully, she didn't notice, and I have a feeling it will stay this way. I have some other fabric cut for a second... maybe it will be in time for the daisies which are next on the horizon. Well, after the rainclouds move on.
Have you been doing any summer sewing... to chase away the rainy day blues? I had too many commitments to join Elsie Marley's fabulous Kids Clothes Week Challenge, but I definitely read along and was inspired by many of the the great outfits folks were creating. Meg's Pinterest boards were a lovely distraction unto themself... and reminded me why I