Sunday, March 21, 2010

Proud of their Uncle!


My brother recently graduated from the Marine Corps Bootcamp. In honor of that I made these outfits for my kids to show how proud they are of Uncle Brice!

Annaliese's dress was made following the T-shirt dress tutorial from Just Deanna. I took a navy t-shirt, chopped it off, did the embroidery work, then attached the skirt. I purchased the Marine material at Hobby Lobby (it can also be found online). The ruffle material was in my stash from the Bargello Flag quilt I made several years ago.

I used a roomy shirt and made the skirt long, so she should get to wear it for a couple years.

I used Embird Alphabet #7 for "Proud Niece of a" and Alphabet #16 for "US MARINE".

Annaliese's dress took me about 3 hours to make; Dashiell's outfit was done in about 15 minutes... embroidery on a onesie, khakis were already in his drawer. :)


Here are a couple close-up shots:


Brice heads out for infantry school this week, so please keep him in your prayers!!

2 comments on "Proud of their Uncle!"

Deanna on March 21, 2010 at 11:18 PM said...

Great job on your dress! :)

Melissa on April 6, 2011 at 4:15 PM said...

Beautiful work! My great nephew is in the Marines and currently aboard the USS Boxer! Will be praying for your brother...give me his full name for our military prayer list...

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