Daily Archives: October 13, 2015

My First Holiday (Christmas) Ensemble of the Season

My first holiday ensemble is all ready to show you!  I started my holiday creating by using my favorite fabric first, not saving it for one of the last like I did last year.  And, it just so happens that the color palette is a little bit fallish, so it is indeed the perfect one to start with.

Isn’t this fabric cute?  There are so many adorable motifs in this primitive looking print, boring it is not.  And, even though the colors are muted it is still quite colorful.  Yes, it is my most favorite holiday or Christmas fabric that I’ve purchased so far this year.

I had the perfect shade of wool yarn for knitting the sweater and hat.  It matches the rosy color beautifully.  I picked out the blue and green in the print and added bits of those colors throughout the ensemble for extra “colorfulness”.

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a heartwarming holiday 206The fabric I had for the tights was a bit too rosy, so I over dyed them in an ivory dye bath.  They came out perfect.

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a heartwarming holiday 158Oh, it looks like Gina has a little present for you!

For more information on Gina’s “A Heartwarming Holiday” ensemble, please visit my “Available for Sale” page on cindyricedesigns.com.

Bye for now!  Hope you enjoyed seeing my first holiday set of the season.