Monday, April 16, 2012

Barefoot Sandals and Pillow Case Dresses

I've been meaning to make some barefoot sandals for awhile now because my sister Robyn and I both hate to wear shoes.  So I got busy the other night and made myself up a pair.

I made these out of a soft hemp yarn. 
 Not to bad for my first pair.

Then I thought I'd make a baby pair since I was babysitting one of the grandbabies and could use their little feeties as my model...

and TaDa!

Here's what I came up with
and I already sold 2 pairs on Etsy the same day I put them on.
Yay Me!

So then this morning I was looking at those cute little pillowcase dresses you see on Etsy and decided to make sample dresses for my 2 nieces, Hannah and Elizabeth.

I bought a double size lavender gingham sheet from the thrift store for my rag rugs for $3.00 and it came with  2 pillowcases, so of what better way to use the pillowcases than to make dresses.

I hope they fit the girls.  I think I might have made the armholes a little to long, but we'll see and then we can make adjustments on my pattern after that.

1 comment:

Kelly said...

Love the dresses! THey are great! Never tell tehy started life as pillowcases!
Thos sandals are great too especially the littel baby ones1!! Toooo cute!

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