Since I've been refashioning all of these wonderful things, I decided to try my hand at a real pattern! I found a freebee at www.Burdastyle.com and I went to work!
I wanted this dress to say: "I don't match and I don't care because I'm an art teacher!"
I think I nailed it!
I found some fabric at Joanne fabrics and I chose the fabrics that I liked. I didn't pay too much attention to matchy matchy. I chose apples (teacher, duh!), and crayons, and kitty cats. I liked them all, and couldn't decide. So I got a yard of each!
It took longer than expected to sew this puppy together, but it really was a labor of love.
(Thank you to my dear friend, and the High School librarian, Tara, for taking these pics.)
Close up of crayons and sewing kitties....yes the kitties are sewing.
I had some crayon fabric left over to make my shirt from the FIRST day of school.
You can see that shirt HERE .
I'll definitely be making more clothing from a pattern.
It was really hard, but ya gotta try new things ya know?