Hand-me-downs

I’ve always been a fan of hand-me-downs … the ultimate in re-use! And so, since Parker had outgrown her 6-month clothes, I co-opted an outfit for her doll …

While I’ve never been successful at dressmaking, as the mother of tall, slender, once-upon-a-time prom-goers, I have had lots of experience in alterations …

And even though it’s a bit of a gray day for photography, the end result of my stitching was well-worth documenting …

Sadly, the 100% cotton resisted my needle every step of the way, so I decided on no stitch embellishing this time around.  
But I’m thinking there could be more hand-me-downs to come …