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How I Made Elsa and Anna Princess Costumes

My granddaughter loved the movie Frozen and was pleased when I showed up at her birthday party with my own version of Elsa and Anna’s dresses. They would also make great Halloween costume!

Frozen's Elsa and Anna Princess Dresses

I got the pleasure of going to see Frozen with my granddaughter Blake when it was in the theater. Her response to the movie was priceless so much so that this movie will always have a special place in my heart. When my daughter started planning Blake’s 3rd birthday and decided to make it a princess theme, I decided I would make her a Princess Elsa dress to wear to the party. Of course, I also needed to make a Princess Anna dress for Tatum, my 18-month-old granddaughter! (My grandson was also at the birthday party and was feeling a little left out so we let him wear Anna’s cloak along with his own crown.)
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The Big Easy Tote Dilemma

The Big Easy Tote DilemmaAt times, I wonder why my fabric stash is so huge…  Then, I go to the fabric store and I realize why – even if I go just to pick up something specific, I always go overboard.  I see too many amazing fabrics and get too many bright ideas and end up leaving with much more than I came for.  That is how Big Easy Tote (affiliate link) dilemma started.

This tote bag is one of the classes that is being offered at a quilting and crafting retreat I will be attending next month. I certainly don’t need another bag – no matter if it is a purse or tote – but I couldn’t resist this one. After all, it is an expanding tote bag that you can “un-button, un-snap, and un-zip to fit all your needs.

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