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DIY -- Jean Dress -- Burda Young 7225

DIY - Jean Dress - Burda Young 7225 View B



Hey fellow blogging world. I couldn't wait to post this dress I made because I was so proud of it when I finally finished.  It did take me all day b/c I was doing things around the house at the same time. Sundays are always busy at home, but I was determined to get this dress made.  I was dreaming about it!!
I have to really get my daughter to take closer pictures! LOL  What am I going to do when school starts, my photographer will be in the 5th grade!

I will be honest, I love patterns that do not have many pieces to cut out.  As much as I love cutting patterns and fabric...I don't want to be cutting just the pattern for 45 minutes!


The fabric I used is a stretch jean material.  I purchased it from Walmart a few months ago with this pattern in mind. I don't know exactly the percentage of stretch anymore because I bought it so long ago.  I remember wanting it to get over my curves! LOL


There is plenty of firsts for me on this proje…

We Are The CHAMPIONS!! Women's Softball!!

We Are The Champions!!!
Team Pic Third Rail Cafe & Pub Final Score 16-5 August 6, 2014
Hey fellow bloggers!! I am so many things....and now I am a softball champion in the women's B-league division. How I have time to do all the things I do between full-time work, my kids and their sports, and sewing...and I did play softball every Wednesday night. 
The team we played (Chicago Sam's) beat us last year in the championship and this year we were going for the juggler.  We have a love hate relationship with this team and revenge was over due!!

From left to right: My cousin Megan, me and my cousin Ashley Its funny how they are younger than me 3-4 yrs and I am the smallest :( LOL


Isn't she beautiful!!!

She was well deserved!! Lots of blood (literally from sliding into bases), sweat (hot days and nights) and tears (from the days we lost and the days we won).  I am so proud of my team, my softball family!! I'm thinking of retiring now.  We will see though.  Next spring it may …