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Tablecloth Play Dresses

I've always wanted to make dress up clothes for my daughters. I made an Elsa princess dress a few years ago that I enjoyed creating, but not much else since then. A few weeks ago around my youngest daughter's birthday, a lightbulb went off. 
You might remember from my last post that I created birthday table displays using inexpensive party decorations, including plastic tablecloths that cost about $1. As I was picking up the latest display, I got the idea to recycle the tablecloth into a play dress! The first one I made was from the pink tablecloth in the display shown above.

I felt I had to create at least one more so they wouldn't fight over one dress, but it soon escalated to a total of four dresses that I made over the following weeks. I bought more tablecloths, solely for the purpose of making dresses this time. It was fun stocking up on different colors, hehe. I drafted my own patterns to my girls' measurements, and I had fun getting creative with different colo…

Photo Album: Keene Pumpkin Festival 2012

Frosty the Gourdman

Happy October!

A couple of years ago, my sister Dani and I created a graphic novel called Frosty the Gourdman. It's a Halloween story that is both scary and sweet. Since it's launch, each October we have offered free online access to the complete story over at www.frostythegourdman.com. Head over to the site to read the comic, buy a digital or print copy of the book, and check out some other fun extras.