Tuesday, July 27

Uptown Girl

First off, don't forget! There's a giveaway down below. Go enter!

A while ago I made Chloe a version of Make It Perfect's Uptown Girl jacket. Here she is modelling it and her new fringe which she's terribly keen on. She spends a lot of time checking herself out in the mirror these days. Putting lip balm and jewellery on and flouncing about in her Cinderella dress. Unfortunately she doesn't want to wear the jacket, in fact she doesn't want to wear anything I've made her except said Cinderella dress. I made the jacket a little large anyway and I know she'll come round. It just takes a couple of months and all of a sudden it'll be the best thing since sliced bread so any day now I suppose.
So, anyway, if you're wanting to make any lovely little jackets I highly recommend this pattern. It was well written, constructed and fun to make and I've just noticed it comes in larger sizes now too. I'm really happy with how it turned out and the fabric choices. Being reversible makes it more exciting for Chloe too.

Oh, and you can sorta see behind Chloe the toy kitchen Sam and I made in a combined effort. He did most of the work, I did the sewing, purchasing of fittings and "creative direction." It's very strongly based on this pattern but we scaled it up and used MDF instead of cardboard.


Fer said...

The jacket is so sweet, and Chloe looks so much grown up especially with her fringe!

The little kitchen looks great, I may have to commission one from you!

Loz and Dinny said...

The jacket is gorgeous and I wish my kitchen reno looked like that!

kelly said...

Thanks for the pattern review. The jacket looks adorable!

Steph Bond @ Bondville said...

Susie, you are so clever. I am in love with the jacket. My almost-3 Sophie is the same - will only wear her polyester princess dress from Kmart when she has a whole wardrobe of beautiful things. But I have to admire the independence!

make it perfect said...

looks wonderful susie - thanks for sharing!!!