Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Luuuuuv :)

Okay, so I know I have some (or one ;) readers who do not like Valentines Day, but I happen to l-o-v-e it, so I'm posting this anyway! My Dad always made the day special for my sister and I as kids and it's really a great memory for me. We don't do candy here, but I did make the girls these twirly skirts. All from my stash, too!

My friend Jenn let me borrow her Girly Stripwork Skirt pattern. (If you make this and don't have a serger, add 1/2" to all cutting measurements so that you can take 1/2" seams, which makes it so much easier to pinking shear the edges!) I used black corduroy for the hem and waistbands, given to me by another friend and it left black specks in it's wake for the next several days, since they wore these every waking hour from Sunday til Tuesday until I insisted on putting them in the wash!!! Now I seriously need to vacuum...again. Needless to say, they love them so much, I'll definitely be making them again!

While I was at it, I used the timer on my camera to take this pic of all of us. Not pro-quality obviously, but I still love it because it's a picture of all of us! and we need more pictures of us!

P.S. Isn't curling the coolest Olympic sport EVER!!!! We watch it religiously, like big dorks :)


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  2. Those skirts are absolutely adorable! I love the colors!

  3. Nikki I always LOVE all of your pictures :)
    I wish I had more time at home to fully flex my crafty muscles!!

  4. I was just watching some curling!

    Love those cute skirts and It's a great family picture. It shows the real you and not stuffiness.