First Christmas Dress.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

I'd love to say that I made my daughter a Christmas dress.  I didn't.  I did buy her a fabulous handmade Christmas play dress by JAM Clothing Company, which she loves, but I don't even have a photograph of her in it. 

What I do have is a photograph of Big Sister's first Christmas dress (from before she was a big sister and before I learned to sew).  I had dreamed for years of dressing a baby in one of Ramonster's creations.  Not long after having my baby girl, I tracked down Ramonster herself (whose name is actually Kathie) and asked her to make my little one a special dress.  This is what we came up with. 

It was my dream come true.  That baby girl was my dream come true.  Now I look at the tiny dress hanging in Big Sister's closet, and the tiny red shoes that can sometimes be found on Baby Doll Zoe, and I can't imagine there ever was a Christmas without this beautiful little person.  For me, she is the magic of Christmas.  She and her brother both.

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