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"fifty cents a cap!"

caps for sale palette: round two 


rainbow skirt + grey shell top (any chance the girls have to call something "rainbow," they're taking it.. also, ignore wrinkles).




red denim shorts + checkered cap top 


ruth has declared she will "never ever never take pictures again for mommy. not until tomorrow ever. forever!" luckily, eve is still willing. even on a morning when she is rushing to get to school to get the bus to get to the museum of natural history to get to the butterfly exhibit to stretch her little finger out in the hope that a butterfly finds it a nice place to rest. 

no such luck, the butterflies went to the teacher's head instead. but eve was glad to have a rainbow skirt "because butterflies really love rainbows. for real. and when they see my rainbow stripes it makes them happy and that's better than dead." so true. 


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ah! always amazing!!!

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrubyellen

Gosh you make the cutest outfits for you kiddos!!! That rainbow skirt is gorgeous. And I LOVE the idea of using favourite childrens' books as inspiration!

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnnette

Your kids are so lucky to have such awesome clothes made just for them. I feel totally inspired when I see what you've created. Thanks for sharing!

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrachael

Such beautiful MODERN clothes for your beautiful little girls. What an awesome job! You're inspiring me to start making clothing for myself again.... and my one year old!

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterErin

I am INSANELY jealous of the darling clothes that you make for your beautiful girls!!!

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJulie

i'm in love with that skirt. and that second outfit reminds me of the seventies. not that i was alive, then, but what i think it would've been like. all she needs is a pair of skates and a trip to a roller rink.

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterliko

IN LOVE. Amazingly creative as always. I feel like a broken record each time I leave a comment here :)

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdana

i can't stop looking at all of the beautiful clothes you have made! do you use patterns? do you make patterns?

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjamie

you are killing me with this cuteness.

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commentercarrie

just wondering if you would consider doing custom orders? i love your clothes & my daughter would too!!!! or even consider selling patterns? not much of a sewer but am inspired to learn after seeing all this eye candy.

May 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterchris

wow katie. amazing. it's really really obvious you have an amazing talent going on. i can't get over the awesomeness of book color inspiration turned children's clothing all from your very own fingertips. very inspiring.

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterliz

sheesh you're brilliant, as always. love eve's comments about butterflies and rainbows.

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjen

Are you sleeping at night Katie? How on earth are you spitting out all of these outfits while taking care of three children? So so beautiful! Maybe when I see you later this month some of your talent will rub off. I'm hoping so.

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbrooke

I'm new here... and I can relate to the daunting idea because I have three small children of my own, but seriously, where is your etsy shop? You are amazing!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBrittany

We have decided you are a genius. Please open your own etsy store or sell your patterns online so we can all dress our children in such gorgeous, gorgeous clothes. Stunning!
Where on earth do you find the time to make all these beauties? I can't keep up!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterShannon

I have been reading here for quite some time, but for some reason I never told you- you are a genius! I need to learn how to sew so that when I have kids I can do this too! Soooo creative!
Also, your kids are the cutest!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLindsay

i found your blog on sunday, read half of it, and finished it today. i had to set a 2 page a day limit for myself :P anyway love the things you make for the girls (and yourself) and your style of writing. i just bought a pair of saltwater sandals in yellow, also my fav color, and i can't wait to try them when i get home.
megan in taiwan

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermegan

Oh my goodness - you are utterly amazing! I'm hooked to your blog! Your clothes are fantastic - and so fun! Kudos kudos on the good work! :D

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSara

the clothes you sew for your girls are amazing...!!! :D love them!!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermeiyi

those outfits are absolutely amazing. i love them! where did you get the black and white fabric? please tell!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteranne

Ahhh...this butterfly story cracks me up! Aren't kids awesome? I love that b&w top!!!! I just made a similar style dress for my daughter. It is SO easy. Now I have to go back and make a top just like it. Thanks for the inspiration!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJami

so cute! i LOVE the clothes you are making for your daughters...especially the color palette! so fun!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersk

It is all super awesome, but I loooove that skirt! :)

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCandace

those are just gorgeous!! all the girls clothes you make are just beautiful!!! can't wait to have kids and make something like that. thanks for so much wonderful inspiration.

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterYana

you make such adorable clothes for your kids! I adore that skirt!!

May 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCasey

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