Camo Glam Flip Flop Makeover

My son and daughter each received a pair of these camo flip flops for Christmas. I thought it would be fun to dress my daughter’s pair up with a little bit of sparkle. I had some decorative sequin trim that I had bought in a remnant bag and I decided this would be a great way to use it.

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I began by hot gluing the trim down the middle of the straps. I decided the sequins weren’t enough, so I added the bow on the front. In the end I had a much more girliefied version of the original flip flop. My daughter loves them and can’t wait to wear them!

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What Did You Make Wednesday? The Party Dress

I have been in an organizing mood lately. I was joking with my friend today that since I spent the last 15 weeks of my pregnancy on bed rest maybe I am going through the nesting phase now (my twins are 5 years old). I really just think it is due to my OCD. I have been organizing everything…closets, the homeschool room, and Monday I decided to go through my fabric stash. I hadn’t gone through it in a while and it is kind of like looking at old photographs. I started reminiscing in a way about the fabric that I hadn’t seen in a while. Well before I knew it I had started on a project and the organizing got pushed to the side. This quote is quite appropriate for that day.

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Quote found here.

I made my daughter a dress using this piece of fabric I found in my stash. It had a big hole in the middle.

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I used The Party Dress tutorial from u create. Here is how it turned out.

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This is the first garment I have sewn from a pattern since my sophomore year in high school. My sash turned out narrower than the one in the tutorial but I think it works. I love the fabric covered buttons, they are so cute and were so easy to make. I had never made any before. I will use this tutorial again. It was easy to use for a novice like myself. However I do need to sharpen my skills at attaching a gathered skirt to a bodice.