This is another outfit in the kindergarten wardrobe Suzanne Sawko is making for her granddaughter. It seems to meet all the requirements of primary school wear in Florida–the outfit is cool, comfortable and allows for active play.
At the same time it satisfies a little girl’s desire for feminine clothing, as well as her Mamaw’s own desire for a pretty back-to-school wardrobe for this 5 year-old. And what teacher wouldn’t love to see a new student in a smocked garment? Clearly, this is a winning 2-piece set. Continue reading
Here is another outfit my friend Suzanne made for her granddaughter’s kindergarten wardrobe. Of course, also she made the tights, the fabric flower on the leg, and the hairbow. This tall, gorgeous, little redhead would be a knock out in a gunny sack, but when wearing the sweet things her grandmother has made, she will stop traffic.
There is so much detail and a surprise everywhere you look. And yet, it is perfectly unified. The pink gingham outfit was inspired by Kari Mecca’s book, Sewing with Whimsy.
Suzanne is an avid crocheter and can whip up a flower in a flash. Notice that the button in each flower’s center is the same. That gives an element of unity to the varied embellishments. Continue reading