Iz doesn’t sit still. At all. When she took her first steps (at 18 mos mind you), she didn’t walk, she RAN. I’d like to say that we take leisurely strolls side-by-side, but no, I walk quickly to keep after her. And as she gets older, I try hard to let her walk on her own, but still, my heart beats a bit faster, knowing that she’s fine, but I’m not right next to her. She’s still movin’ with a purpose, and couldn’t stop for a second to get a good photo.
She’s been very interested in princesses. Of course, who can resist all that’s supposed to mean? Think of the clothes, the bling, the clothes, the shoes, the nail polish, the clothes. We are not fans of the typical Disney Princesses. I’m sure they are all wonderful girls, but they are always in distress. I mean, WHAT’S UP WITH THAT? **There are princess movies that do not involve being rescued:
We want Iz to know that she is a princess. One who can make her own decisions, one who is strong enough to take care of herself and not have to be rescued. I don’t think there is anything glamorous in being a damsel in distress. So, dear sweet Princess Iz, here’s your fabulous Royal Dress, and you can rule the world in it. And wear your fabulous shoes and great rainbow tights.
It’s a great pattern, easy to understand and very quick. I made the dress 2 sizes too big! Crazy, but I love it so much, I want her to have it for years. I think the styling details are to-die-for. I love the bias tape finish on the neck and sleeves. I really, really , really like the gathered yoke and bell sleeves. (trick –
We’ll be making a few more of these, and work our way through the stash.