When I was invited to the Snowflakes and Lace Series hosted by Sewing Mama RaeAnna and sewVery, I knew exactly which fabric I wanted to use. Okay, okay… it isn’t true lace, but man, I love eyelet and I have been itching for an excuse to use it again! I guess you can call me a Snowflakes and Lace rebel?
Eyelet counts as lace, right? Right?
This is the rough draft of my soon-to-be tested and released pattern, The Lillian Pintucked Top and Dress. I am so excited about this one because it is just so classic. The pintucks are so lovely.
I felt that it was the perfect pattern with the eyelet.
Look closely and you will see that I wove golden roping through the eyelet holes on the sleeves for extra fun. Ainsley told me that it was “fabulous”, so I guess I did something right.
Golden buttons, golden roping, white eyelet dress, sparkly golden shoes, giant flower in her hair…
she was in girly paradise.
I am not going to lie… we have had some ridiculously cold weather around here. Like, really, really cold. Today, was the first semi “warm” day, above 20 degrees, so I bribed her with a fuzzy blanket… and then I yanked it away for the photos. Ha.
Just kidding, people. She was fine and dandy.
She called those golden beads her “lasso” and she was as happy as could be. I love outdoor shots.
Here is a better shot of the dress with the golden buttons.
I hope that the eyelet is “lace enough”?
I certainly adore eyelet, so I hope you do too!
Stay tuned for the release of the Lillian Pintucked Top and Dress. It is going to be so classic and timeless.
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Hayley Crouse is a wife, mother and multifaceted designer. Her love of sewing, crafting, cooking and interior design infuses her daily life and naturally spills over into her online presence. She pushes the envelope of her creativity and hopes that others will be inspired to do the same. She currently authors the Welcome to the Mouse House Blog, is the pattern designer behind Mouse House Creations and is a collaborative designer with Willow & Co. Patterns.
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