Nine

IMGP0264The Dancing Queen is nine years old!

Last week, my third child turned nine. For her birthday, I gave to her pattern, fabric, and notions needed to make herself a new dress. The pattern is also for a matching doll dress (which we will make another day). Part of the gift was hours of one on one time with me as together we cut, sewed, and eventually modeled and photographed this new dress. It was lots of fun.

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This pattern in super cute – with button holes in the back of the bodice that the shoulder straps lace through.

IMGP0268And the matching shorts underneath make it very playground friendly.

IMGP0269Which was a good thing, considering that her birthday celebration was at John’s Incredible Pizza.

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So, another year gone by. Another child inches towards independence (or, should I say, shoots towards it at break-neck speed!)

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Happy Birthday, Dancing Queen! I love you!

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8 thoughts on “Nine

  1. That is absolutely amazing that with your help she made that dress, I continue to be amazed at what you accomplish with your family, your beautiful new baby and all.

  2. Love the dress and the sweet 9 year old. I’m sure it will be a cherished memory for both of you–the making, the spending time one on one. I have 2 granddaughters. Would love to make the dress for them. What is the pattern?

    Love your blog. Thank you for sharing!

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