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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…

The Etsy Shop is Ready for the Holidays!

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving weekend with your family and friends. Now it's time for one of the great perks of Thanksgiving...leftovers! This past Saturday, I had a great time selling my prints and ornaments at the Keene Craft Show, but I still have some left. I've put the remainder of my inventory up in my Etsy shop. So if you didn't have a chance to come by the show and you are interested in a print, sweater ornament, or knitting pattern, head on over to Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/NikiJinCrafts).