Easter Dressing 2013

What happens when you make adorable outfits for your two girls, and matching bow ties for your son’s and then try to get them all to take a picture together?

If your answer was complete chaos, then you my dear are a genius.

While skimming the internet early this month, I found a pattern on One Little Minute that I decided to purchase for the Easter dresses of the ladybug and lil miss twizzler. I spent this weekend sewing them up (like any great mom – I waited until the last-minute when I also had orders to get out) and I think that they came out beautifully! The pattern was super simple to work with, and I love how professional the dresses ended up looking. The armholes are perfect, and the length and finish with the lining and main fabric was fabulous.

I used Michael Miller Citron Gray Cote d’Azure for the ladybugs’ dress:

Michael Miller Citron Gray Cote d'Azure Citron

and Michael Miller’s Citron Gray Straw Daisy for Lil Miss Twizzler

Michael Miller Citron Gray Straw Daisy Citron

I also made matching bow ties for the boys, and well, I attempted to get photos. Here’s visual evidence of my feeble attempts.

DSC_2116 Sir Twizzler has been giving us comedic gold with the photographs lately. Honestly, I’m loving catching the craziness since they keep me in a fit of giggles. DSC_2123 So. I have no explanation for this photo. DSC_2109 This one screams he so tired of the paparazzi. DSC_2101And escaping. As usual. I mean, seriously. He’s either running, jumping, flipping, tumbling, rolling, or bumping. He does not stop.

Here are some better photos:

DSC_2124 Sibling love – with Sir Twizzler adding the flair that only he can. DSC_2121 DSC_2118 This shot took like fifteen attempts. After a while I stopped caring about background and just took what I could get. DSC_2115 DSC_2110 DSC_2106 DSC_2102 Houseful Of Nicholes, Easter, Grey, Yellow, Black, White Houseful Of Nicholes, Ladybug, Cellist, Black, Yellow, Grey, White Houseful Of Nicholes, Easter, Sir Twizzler, Ladybug

DSC_2114 Houseful Of Nicholes, Easter, Grey, Yellow, Black, WhiteThere was a hairbow for Lil Miss Twizzler somewhere. As with anything, I’m taught daily that I should just roll with the punches, and also photograph early.

I hope that you and your families enjoyed the Easter festivties if you celebrate and that you truly remembered the reason for the season.


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