bird up: smock redux

2 06 2010

This is how we take a costume piece (Bebe’s Renaissance Festival smock) and turn it into everyday wear for a hot summer.

smock redux

1. Add fun bias tape to sleeves. This trim has blue polkadots and tiny bird silhouettes (Trefle’ bias tape from Superbuzzy).

smock redux - bird catcher smock redux - birds go up high

2. Go crazy with stamps and/or fabric markers.

smock redux - bird up

3. Wear with pants, shorts, or bathing suit.

And why “bird up”? We heart Charlie Parker, yes we do: you should see Bebe dancing to “Salt Peanuts,” so funny and happy.

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4 responses

2 06 2010
Valarie

What a cute little shirt. I love the Ren fair look. Very sweet.

2 06 2010
Sam

Wow – you never cease to amaze me with your craftiness. This is so adorable!

2 06 2010
Virginia

Supercute. Both kid and tunic. I likes it!

3 06 2010
Beth

So cute! Bebe has good taste in music. =)




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