Chelsea sent me a box with 2 daisy prints and some checked gingham for me to make Heidi Sage something for spring. I decided she would need an outfit to take on our spring break trip so I changed up the fabric combinations for the spring and will soon be adding a different top for the summer.
I found the knit jacket at Wal-mart. I decided to use one of Chelsea's ideas from one of her previous posts. I added a knit flower to the jacket and used embroidery thread to stitch around the flower and added a button for the center of the flower. I got my mom (Jean Zimmer/Grammy) to help out. She did the stitching around the flower while I worked on some other project.
For the pants I took a plain elastic pant and cut the pattern shorter and added a ruffle. The ruffle is 45" long for each leg. I cut some bias strips to sew above the ruffle and added some rick rack.
For the bow I used gray and white dot ribbon with a smaller yellow bow on top with a small daisy made out of knit topped with a yellow button.
I decided to also make Courtney a coorinating shirt to wear when Heidi Sage is wearing her Daisy Outfit. So I got my mom busy stitching around the two flowers we put on Courtney's Shirt. I found this shirt at Academy. They come in lots of colors for around 6 bucks. Nice and heavy also.
Courtney is a HUGE fan of big ruffles on the bottoms of pants for little girls. I wasn't so sure, but don't you know we got stopped over and over while in Destin so that people could tell us how cute her outfit was. I guess Courtney does know a thing or two...now and then. :-)