Sunday, July 15, 2012
Vintage sheet frocks and other fancies
Someone left a comment a while back asking me what I did with all the vintage sheets I had collected. I thought I had best provide some evidence that I do not have a certifiable hoarding disorder. A few months back, I did finally finish making a frock for miss Liongirl. The stitching is a little wonky and that was the first ruffle I have ever attempted. Despite this, she loves it (the pocket pouch helps) and I can't wait to make a few more as this one will be too short by the time next summer comes.
Other than dresses, the vintage sheetage gets a variety of loving over here at Betsy's. Often they are actually on the bed, being used as, you'll never believe it........ bed sheets.
When there is a new batch freshly washed, they give me a wonderful view out of my lounge room windows. (We are moving the washing line as it is not quite as exciting with the socks and jocks load).
Often when the weather is good, we drag a few outside and whip up a cubby. So much easier on the eye than a tarp.
I haven't found many lately though, they are few and far between these days. This is one of the few in as many months.
Remember when I made this little minature quilt for the toy cot? I want to make a bigger version of this next, a tea party mat for miss Liongirl, maybe even with chenille backing so we can snuggle under it if we are out and about.
I do really need to sort and iron my stash as a priority, so some pics of that another time. I'll leave you with some washing line joy.
Linking in with Sophie for more vintage goodies.