Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Still Pondering the Green Dress / Follow Me Back Tuesday

Check back tomorrow! I'm starting a giveaway!
Hint:  If you like vintage items and/or sewing accoutrements, you'll want to stop by. :o)

The more I study the details of the green dress I showed you a few days ago, the more I realize it's a bit too risqué for my tastes. LittleGirl looked at it and said, "Momma! That girl's crack is showing!" That's her take on cleavage. LOL! But her perspective made me ponder my choice. I think I found something I like better.

I like the way this dress 'flows' as well as the waist detail. I like the higher neckline too. I believe the bodice is pintucked. I haven't tried that before; however, I have a pretty good idea how to accomplish sewing this dress. I would have only one layer, gorgeous green silk, instead of a sheer layer with a lined dress underneath.

What do you think? Have you sewn pintucks? Are they difficult to master?

Happy Birthday, Yo-Yo!
A big shout-out to my nephew who is celebrating the big four today! I love this little guy so much. He's so full of spunk. And is he ever ornery! Case in point:  I saw him one day, and instead of saying, "Hi, Aunt La-La!" he said, "Hey, Yo-yo!" We've been calling each other that ever since. :o) He's a wonderful gift. I am thankful for the joy he brings.
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  1. Stopping by from FMBT to say hello.
    Have a great day!

  2. Thanks for stopping by, I'm following you back!

  3. Love the dress! I've had good luck with pintucking...just don't ask me to do any embroidering. NOT my thing.

    Thanks for stopping by on FMBT...I'll be following you :)


  4. Thanks for dropping by. Followed you back... :)

  5. I am your newest follower from FMBT.
    Have a great day.

  6. Following back from FMBT! Love the dress too! I am your newest follower!


  7. returning your folllow & thank you so much for linking up with us!

  8. Hi there! Happy FMBT day! That dress is beautiful...but I can't sew a thing. LOL Except maybe a button. Happy birthday to your nephew! Returning the "follow" luv!

    Tree (aka Mother of Pearl)
    Mother of Pearl It Is

  9. That is a pretty dress! Thanks for the follow! Followin gyou back from

  10. Newest Follower from FMBT! I think the dress is adorable. I would wanna twirl around in it!

  11. hey there, what a beautiful blog!

    thanks for stopping by aand following... i'm following you back. Nice to meet you!!
    Underneath His Wrapping

  12. Thanks for linking up to FMBT & Following. I am now following you back.
    Staycee ( Survey Junkie )

  13. I'm a new follower from Follow Me Back Tuesday.
    I hope you'll come check me out at PS Mom Reviews and follow me too!
    I have fun giveaways going on now, including one for an $80 GC to CSNstores.com!


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