I can’t believe I haven’t posted in over 2 weeks. I am ashamed. There’s been a lot of work going on and not a lot of knitting or anything like that. Can you believe I haven’t even finished Cherry? Only a button band and seaming is left and I can’t get my act together enough to do it. By the time I do, it will surely be Fall. Good thing that still means warm enough weather for it.
So I promised the second skirt photo ages ago and here’s the best I could muster. It’s the Cute Skirts pattern from Favorite Things, and has an elasticized band so it’s pretty easy and comfy to grab on a hot day.


Then, I made a dress! It’s a lined wrap front top with a full skirt and sash, from New Look. I finished it yesterday, in time for today, which just happens to my birthday and I just happen to be going out with friends for some Hawaiian fare and fruity drinks. Here’s a bad headless photo.


Lastly, today is 4 years with the best dog in the entire world. And Ty’s honorary birthday too, since he won’t tell me when it really IS.


Promise I’ll post again before 2 weeks is up.

13 Responses to “A skirt, a dress, a birthday and an anniversary”

Happy birthday to us!!!

That dress is fantastic and looks GREAT on you!

Have a fun night out. Sigh. I remember nights out…

The dress looks great!

Happy birthday to you, lovely lady, as well as your fluffy, clean and white puppy.

Happy birthday! Your dress is rockin! And I am so bummed to be missing the night out tonight. We’ll have to go out when I get back.

Happy birthday, Jackie (and Ty)! Hope you had a good one. And I *love* the skirt and the dress.

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday! Aren’t you lookin’ fab!

You look gorgeous and your talent amazes me 🙂

Wow–now that I can see the dress in daylight, I can see that it’s just beautiful!

Happy birthday again, darlin’–so glad I got to spend some time with you last night. And happy birthday to Ty as well!

all your sewing looks great, girl! glad you had a good birthday!

Happy Birthday! The dress and the skirt are fantastic!

That photo of you and Ty is absolutely fabulous! I hope you had a wonderful birthday and anniversary. And please give the little mutt a squeeze from his auntie.



Happy birthday – hope you had a terrific day.

Happy birthday to the cutest dog ever.

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