We’re just a week away from the first day of school and I’m sharing our First Day Looks for the Simple Life Pattern Company’s Back to School Blog Tour.
This girl loves things classic and sophisticated. The Taylor dress was just perfect. We did a modified 3/4 sleeve to get us right into fall. It was a super quick sew and made to showcase those amazing fabrics you love.
The cut-out in the back adds interest but is small enough to be dress code approved!
This dress is one of my favorite things on this girly! That bow and the twirly circle skirt are absolutely perfect for her. I love that bow so, so much!!!
She really couldn’t stop twirling!
I love a knit bodice for comfort and the woven skirt offers the perfect chance to use all those fabulous fabrics you’ve been eyeing. I did an elbow sleeve here- so versatile and perfect for every season. I used the modest scoop back option too.
Hawthorne Threads very generously sponsored this post. It was my first time ordering from them and it was a fantastic experience. I let this girl get on the site and pick her favorites. She had quite the list! Have you seen the hundreds and hundreds of designs they offer in their in-house lines? Ah-Mazing!!! I was thrilled that she had picked Bloomerie in Ink because it was one of my favorites too. It’s part of their new Nectar line and I’m just crazy for the colors.
I quickly set to work picking coordinates for little sis and Meaghan at Hawthorne was so helpful getting me the perfect navy knit to match big sister (I went with Buffalo Plaid in Honey to feed my current plaid obsession and Art Gallery Solid Knit in Deep Dark Ocean). Customer service means a lot to me and I was super impressed with how quickly my emails were answered and how fast my fabric showed up on my doorstep. The cotton is printed in house and is super soft. It’s a bit thicker than normal quilting cotton and I’m already dreaming of the home decorating possibilities with it too!
These two are set to start 2nd and 3rd grade at a new school this year. We’re all a little nervous but I think it will be a great year. I’m so happy they have each other. We went and wandered around the new school for these pictures. It was fun to explore the new playground.
I’m so thrilled to be part of this tour and joining some incredible bloggers to showcase some great Simple Life Patterns.
August 14th – Simple Life Pattern Company Kick-Off
August 20th – Simple Life Pattern Company Tour Wrap-Up
And of course we’ve got unbelievable prizes up for grabs: