I wound up doing a lot more sewing for Anikka this past week because not only are there a lot more patterns for girls' clothes, I really needed to add some bloomers to her wardrobe. Currently she has one pair that she wears over her diaper at bedtime...and that's it. She is such a heat-box, just like me, that if we dress her in regular pajamas she winds up sweating and uncomfortable. Not only that but they are handy for under dresses, too, and a lot of the dresses we have don't come with them.I love these cute little things. I love the prints, and I love how they fit her--perfectly. Again, another Lotta pattern, these weren't as simple as the book made them out to be. Jansdotter doesn't have many diagrams in her book and I work and learn visually, so that was a bit of a problem with the homemade bias that is supposed to be hidden inside...er...what?! The pair underneath, if you look closely, has it on the outside, and it crinkles a bit more. By the second try, I had it down. And then forgot. Again.
I had such a fun week making all of these things and with my recent sewing splurge and with the likes of pinterest, I can easily tell which "season" I'm getting into. I usually rotate between knitting (winter), reading (summer), and sewing (spring and fall)....but I'm sensing an early break in tradition!