Wednesday, 14 September 2011

WOYWW -too untidy to reveal!!

Good morning all!
My room is a scruffy mess with scraps of fabric, threads and bags all over the place.
The outcome of all the crafty action ...........

Two sets made with some of the lovely stuff sent to us by P & G of Woodside fabrics.

Below are some made from stripey fabric that I dyed in a Tulip red dye along with some sheeting to match. The fabric was navy and white originally but Annie and I found it gave us migraine and nausea to look at it - weird!
That's why I dyed it and I think the result looks pretty good.
There is still lots left so I shall think up a few more combinations.



The last set are made with fabric that one of Annie's customers brought for us today.
I love the sweet pea design don't you?
If you are wondering why I have been making these little frocks then check out the link here to find out about the "Dress a girl around the world" scheme.

No desk to snoop today - I will tidy up ready for next week, honest.
Right over to Julia's desk to see how tidy she is this week and then to see what you have all been up to.
Have a happy Wednesday!

44 comments:

Suz said...

Hi Jo..all so pretty you two are really making this project your own hehe..how many have you both made so far?..seems like hundreds
Big Hugs xx

Annie said...

I imagine you are blaming M for all your mess, bless her. I'm sure she would come and tidy up for you if you asked....it would give her something to do while she waits :-)
Hugs,
A x

Sarah said...

These dresses could start their own blog! Fab fabrics on show today loving them all! The stripey ones turned out just great - no dizzy spells here...
Thanks for sharing today! Sarah (at 2)

Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

ooh so many dresses!lol
What fun!
Happy Woywwing!
Jennie #11

Tuire Flemming said...

Lovely dresses - and for good purpose!!!
I also love those little knitting below!
Tuire x

Helen said...

Such pretty dresses today, (not that they haven't all been!). Hope you get time to show your desk next time... messy is no excuse here...

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Such pretty dresses and a wonderful cause! Go girl!

CRAFTY WOMBLE said...

Are you ever going to want to see this dress pattern again once you are finished? It's such a generous thing to do how many more are you hoping to make?

NatashaMay said...

Lovely dresses! :) I bet there will be lots of happy little faces. javascript:void(0):)

Susan Flynn said...

These dresses are all beautiful I bet there will be a lot of happy smiling girls when they receive them. Well done to you for such a brilliant cause xx

Karen said...

These dresses are SO cute - just as little girls should be dressed - I'm just a traditional at heart! Enjoy WOYWW!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

That sweet pea fabric is delightful, so pretty - great combination with the checked material btw :D Been meaning to say, I love that photo at the top of your blog! xx

JoZart said...

You are a meany... we like mess, it makes us feel better about our own. Your latest creations are fab and I notice how from a basic dress you still manage to make them all individual. there will be lots of happy little girls in Africa soon.
JoZarty x

Ta Da! Crafts said...

Love the stripy dresses! Have a happy Wednesday! Mel #51

Angela (Toucan Scraps) said...

more gorgeous dresses.

jude said...

Absolutely love the dresses the sweet pea is my fav.Happy creative wednesday.Your doing marvellous job with these dresses keep it up!
hugs judex22

mckinkle said...

Goodness Jo, you sure have been busy! Each dress is so pretty yet when they are displayed in their little sets they just look so gorgeous!

Keryn x

Di said...

Gorgeous dresses - and the sweetpea fabric is super! Love the way you used some for pockets :)) Hapy WOYWW!! Di xxs

Jingle said...

Cute dresses!

SueH said...

Hi Jo,
It was good idea to dye the Navy striped fabric, it looks great dyed Red especially if it saved the strain on your eyes at the same time. I have to agree, the Sweet Pea dress is really pretty and I wouldn’t be surprised if the little girls argue over who has that one.
I’ve still not managed to get the post office with my material but hopefully it will be on its way tomorrow.
Happy Crafting!
Sue
x

Linda said...

What pretty dresses, I am sure the recipients will be thrilled.

Sharne Davies said...

lovely dresses and so many of them, you are defo a busy bee. thanks for the comments on my post and funnily enough I came from Wrexham to Wakefield you seem to have done the welsh/yorkshire twist the opposite way to me. Happy Crafting XX Sharne (fresh as a Daisy)

Sunshine Girl said...

Very productive - you have been busy!

butlersabroad said...

Been catching up Jo, love all the little frocks, beautiful as ever, and those knits for the new babes are just plain gorgeous. Thanks for the recipe, must give that a go too! And I'm off to pop in to see M also, boy it's all go round here this week!!

Hugs
Brenda 88

scrappystickyinkymess said...

Yowza! That is quite a few dresses there - I'm sure they didn't mean for you to dress them all yourself :) But there will be many happy little girls from your hard work!

Mary Anne

Angie said...

Those dresses seem to be more and more beautiful each time you make them....wouldn't it be wonderful to see a recipient modeling one you or your sister has made.xx

Amy E said...

Thanks for coming to look at my mess! It's my first WOYWW ever! Next week I'm hoping for a clean neat desk...yeah right!!

Your dresses are beautiful!!!

Amy E. #59

Deb said...

well done making so many dresses, they are all so pretty too!
have a fab day, happy crafting, Debxx

Bugged Designs said...

What gorgeous dresses, I'm sure the girls will love them. Thanks for sharing!

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Oh they are delightful. You make me wish I could sew!

Thank you for visiting me.

Happy WOYWW
Hugs, Sandra (no. 66)

Jumbleberries said...

Gosh you have been busy. I love the way each dress is just slightly different - that will be important to the little girl that gets to wear it. What a fab project.

Thanks for sharing. Jumbleberries xx

famfa said...

Lovely dresses. Those girls will look pretty as a picture.

Lisa-Jane said...

Those truly are gorgeous! I love that sweetpea design and I can imagine little girls running about in them and putting secret things in those adorable pockets.

BumbleVee said...

I wish I lived near you....I'd come by to tidy it up for you just to see the little dresses up close and personal...

and today I could even bring along some chocolate biscotti...I'm 'perfecting' a great coffee/chocolate one...

Mrs A. said...

All fantastic little dresses. Who would think that the navy and white could look so transformed. your output puts me to shame. Off to do some more unpicking! hugs Mrs A.

Sandie said...

Hi Jo
Thanks for popping over to visit my blog today. I am blown away by all the dresses you are making, what a wonderful thing to do. They look so pretty too, it sounds like you have been ingenious with the fabric. I'll pop back when I have more time for more of a browse.
Have a good week
Sandie

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Seems we're all a little messy or behind with this post. Totally love the colors of all these dresses. You no doubt can sew these in your sleep. It's a great thing what you are doing.
Suppose to be an early freeze here tonight so covered the plants etc. Warm up next few days. It was 50 today but I loved it. Enjoy.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Once again, I think you are dressing the entire known world with these little dresses. Very impressive. You should get a reward. Happy belated WOYWW.

Julia Dunnit said...

Don't tidy on my account - you know I won't even notice - too fascinated by all that you're doing. The dye worked really well on the navy stripe...certainly helps you fight the feeling that you're being hypnotised!!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there Twiglet had to fly past the post above with your incredibly yummy looking slice - I am sure I will put on a kilo just longingly looking at it...:D and do I really love your little dresses for the little orphans well done you and no wonder your room is scruffy messy! God bless, Shaz in Oz.x

Joni Nickrent said...

WOW! you've been a busy bee! Adorable frocks for sure! Popping by from POP ART MINIS via WOYWW...better late than never! Awesome Blog!

okienurse said...

great dresses and all the extra love that you two put into each one! Sorry I am so late getting by this week but I wanted to pop by and visit your blog to say hello and to see what you are up to! Didn't have the time to post(except about newest Doswell addition) or craft the past two weeks due to being in Virginia visiting with the son's family to see the newest granddaughter born. Definitely a fun time none the less. Hope you have a great week. Vickie aka okienurse

Neet said...

Amazing - you two deserve some award for what you have done and are doing. Those dresses are fantastic.
Thanks for sharing and thanks for visiting my blog. Hugs, Neet x

Tertia said...

No wonder your workspace is a mess, with all the little dresses you are churning out! Love the sweet pea ones!
Happy very belated WOYWW