M6884 | And our Son's new baby

Hey guys I hope you had a wonderful weekend!!! My family and I sure did.
If you're friend on FB, you may know that my son is in the FFA. Earlier this year
he competed in a calf scramble at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He was able to rustle down a baby calf to raise for scholarship funds. Well, on Sunday he got his calf. Yea! 
She's still a baby.


Having a son in the FFA is a lot of responsibility. This aint his first rodeo, tho! lol
We've had rabbits, pigs and now a Heifer. (Insert Green Acres song here)  He's been planning ahead for college very responsibly and I'm very proud of him!
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I made this dress a few weeks ago and it was pretty pleasant to sew. I didn't have to 
alter it in anyway so that's always a good thing for me!  


The front is a mock wrap dress, and I made view A. I don't have any yellow in my closet, but this year I decided to try more golds and yellows. I've always had in my head that I was too dark for yellow and orange colors so I steered away from them. I'm still not to sold on it, but I'm trying.


I picked this fabric up from Michael Levine, I love their vast selection of knit fabrics. (Just hate I can't purchase 1/2 yards) I had no idea if I'd like this fabric or not til I received it, but I likes it!! 


It's a ity knit and feels great. I paired the dress with a pair of gold slings for the 
photo, but I'm still looking for something else that will go with this.


Speaking of yellows, I still haven't posted my very yellow Easter dress yet! You 
probably noticed it on my dress-form in the background of some of my other post. 
That's coming up soon! 
Stay cool everyone.

M6884 for Reference

Till next time, C-ya!!

16 comments

  1. Very cute dress!
    Congratulations on your son's new calf (I believe this is the first time I've ever written or said that).

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  2. I've liked this pattern since it first came out although I've not sewn it. Your rendition is wonderful!

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  3. This is fabulous!!!! Love it.

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  4. Fabulous. The fit and the color are spot on!

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    1. Thanks KMQ, trying to get used to the color!

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  5. CONGRATS to your son...I work in the AG area :) Loving those colors ;)

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  6. Pretty dress and yellow looks great on you. Congrats to your son !!!

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  7. Congrats to your son. I know he is making you guys proud. The dress is lovely.

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  8. Thanks for stopping by my new blog! I took a very long hiatus! I wanted to change the entire direction of my blog...fell completely off of my healthy lifestyle journey :(. But I am getting back into the swing of things! I am still in Houston. I taught myself how to sew in January 2013. I love it! Haven't looked back since! I will be sure to follow you! Your clothes are BEAUTIFUL!

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  9. Would you mind me sharing any of your projects on SSB in the future? I credit, link to your post and let you know when featured. https://facebook.com/sassysewingbees

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    1. Sure Sassy, and thanx for stopping by!

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  10. I will let you know when. Thanks.

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