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Meet the latest Little Lizard King Pattern - Birmgham

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Meet the latest LLK pattern - Birmingham! What a fun little dress this is. It's got the cutest triangle feature back and darling bib on the front which is just perfect to embellish. I used an older fabric for this one, but one that I had hoarded, as the pink its the prettiest shade, and those florals. Its Lecien Flower Sugar of course!   I recently purchased a great little embroidery machine, and thought this dress pattern would be the perfect opportunity to try out my first pattern. I used a pattern from Oopsidaisy Embroidery on Etsy. So much fun....

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Signature Style - Project Run and Play Final Week

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  TO CAST YOUR VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE DESIGNER IN THE FINAL PROJECT RUN AND PLAY ROUND FOR SEASON 19 - CLICK HEREWow, can you believe its the final week already? Project Run and Play has been an extremely fun challenge, pushing all of the entrants to be creative, and sew outside of our ''normal'' styles. One of the things I have loved most about taking part in this season, is getting to know the other girls, supporting one another and seeing our Australian talent shine! This weeks theme is ''Signature Style'' - what a hard thing to decide on,...

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Project Run and Play - Week 3 - Botanical Beauty

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Vote for you fave designer HERE Our theme for week 3, Botanical Beauty, had me dreaming up whimsical, floral inspired dresses, something I could imagine that little girls would just love to wear! I decided to create two dresses and a headpiece this week, for Ellie, and her very best friend, Lily. They are both such girly, sweet little ladies, constantly lost in the world of butterflies, fairies, flowers and unicorns... so of course I had to work some of those things into this weeks creations. I've always loved working with tulle, and decided, it was now or never - I...

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Sand and Surf - Week 2 Project Run and Play

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To Vote for your favourite entry this week - click HERE Surf, Sand... and lets just add in Sun too - all the things that make summer in Australia so great! This was such a fun week to create for, our family are beach lovers so the kids absolutely jumped at the chance to take the boards down and have an evening of fun while I took some pics (trust me, getting them to stand still and smile was difficult when all they wanted to was jump in and swim!). Once the photos were all said and done the kids...

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Project Run and Play - Patriotic Parade

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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE DESIGNER HERE(scroll to the bottom of the Project and Run and Play site to vote!)Oh how fun it was to create our look for the kids for Week 1 of Project Run and Play - Patriotic Parade! Our brief to create something that showcased our wonderful country got me thinking about things I truly love. I love our landscape, big wide open spaces, dry and hot summers, our native plants and of course, our unique animals. It was also important to me to find a way to incorporate some amazing Australian talent too, as far as...

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