Sewing and Such

A special little girl I know had her third birthday on the weekend. Instead of purchasing something, I made her gift from things around the house...

First, a man's t-shirt...
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Warhol Dress

Warhol Dress detail

Second, some matching packaging...
This is a pizza box made from one sheet of 12x12 card stock. The name is embossed in white.

Pizza Box Packaging. Susan Wong.

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Flat-bottomed bow

Third, a bit of poetry for the birthday girl who has just started kindergarten...

Kindy Dress Poem #1
Kindy Dress Poem #2
Kindy Dress Poem #3

Happy birthday Chloe.


  1. That is such a cute dress what a lucky girl :)

  2. Wow - this is such an adorable dress! How clever are you! Love the poem too :)

  3. Super-cute: both the dress and the poem/packaging!