Well you know only Jennifer can get me to embrace the other side! Since Honey Child she has had me swooning over yellow too! Oh I know yellow, cringe! Oh but not Jennifer's yellows! I want all of them! Wait till you see this print in yellow. Swoon! Have plans for that too! Wow the colors in this line are so beautiful. They do look autumnal but they definitely have the brighter Sisboom touch. Really beautiful jewel tones. I love them all. Oh and the zebra print is Sis Boom but is not from West Indies, but it works beautifully!
The skirt is Patty Young's Julia. You know I kept passing that pattern in my stash thinking, "Later later I will will make one later", and gosh what was I waiting for?? There's a LOT of fabric in this little skirt. I didn't measure exactly but it has to be something close to 1.5 yards or so of fabric used. That's a lot for a skirt! So worth it. I like the little drawstring effect too. Just a fun design all around. Oh something to note. To make the trim visible on the bottom tier of the skirt, I had to add about 3 inches to the length of the bottom tier skirt. So if you want to make something similar, keep that in mind when you are cutting.
The shirt is Pink Fig's Olivia in swiss dot fabric. I was hesitant about this pattern only because I didn't think it would fit my daughter right. Loved the picture and the design but didn't see it on my daughter. Well I love a peasant top, love Chelsea's peasant patterns in particular because of the rolled hems and shirring, and by this point I have made a LOT of peasant. Wanting something fresh and different I thought "Well why not." Another "What was I thinking? Why didn't I do this sooner?!". I like how it fits my daughter and I like how it fits at the top of the waistband so that the skirt is seen wtihout having to tuck in the shirt. It also gives the outfit more interest and I like that too. So glad I made it! I will be making more like it!
The trim is Hobby Lobby. Sparkly brown velvet ribbon(like the ribbon on the glitter apron in Girl's World) and that rosette trim you can buy by the yard. I bought 2 yards but could have used maybe 8 inches more. I just modified the skirt width instead.
I often get questions about her shoes, we shop everywhere but I ALWAYS start with Target and Payless(sometimes Walmart) and if they don't have something that fits(skinny foot) then we go on to Nordstrom's. These shoes are Nordstrom's brand. Oh and the Neckace is from the magnifique le junque(read junk) costume jewelry chic store Charming Charlie's. Oh how I love that store! I really do! Inexpensive, great for the occasion, not for forever jewelry. Love it!
Oh and while I am sourcing everything, we are in a horrible drought here. Horrible! And hot for even this native Texan. HOT! Every green thing is dead, everything. Finding a decent backdrop is challenging to say the least! So I finally got my act together and went and found green grass. Why the golf club of course! What really cracks me up about this place is they keep a longhorn there. I am not kidding a LIVE longhorn, at the GOLF CLUB! Don't ask me why, I don't play golf but I do think that is a hoot. My daughter saw it tonight and got all excited. Guess we should have gone an stood closer to the pen...yes the one in the background...
Okay I am nodding off so forgive my typos. I know there have to be more than what I have caught!