I made these two bubble skirts for their girls. This was my first attempt at a bubble skirt. I used a couple different tutorials since I couldn't find one starting with just fabric (they were all re-purposing tutorials). I think they turned out pretty cute if I do say so myself!
I found the matching ribbon and couldn't refuse (and it was 50% off!). I think the ribbon made the skirts go from cute to darling! I had extra ribbon, so I sent it to Becky and told her she could make her own matching bows! Ha! I could have done them, but she is the bow queen and I knew she'd have extra ribbon to match!
I made a couple of tote bags for some friends a couple months ago while we were visiting Ryan and Becky. Becky requested one, so it was perfect that we had them for Xmas! Those who know Becky know she has a thing for red and black (and some bling). Thus, her tote bag!
I didn't have a pattern, but I do have a tote bag similar to this that I've had for a long time. I just measured it and made up my own pattern. I used heavy, home decor type fabric (the red is actually upholstery samples from my dad or brother!) and I also used a heavy iron on stabilizer to have it keep its shape better.
The skirts and the bag are all lined. That is saying something for me. I hate lining things! Pretty much because I'm lazy and it takes longer! Although with a bubble skirt, you have to use a lining to make it bubble :)
Oh and we didn't leave out Ryan, but I didn't make his gift!! He got a golf towel. And Justin picked that out! I have a couple other things I made, but you'll have to wait until after Xmas!