I love Africa. I don’t know why. I’ve never been there, but somehow I’m drawn to the people, the geography, the music, the culture. And I know they are desperately in need, in so many ways. It’s where I need to go some day.
But for now I’ll make dresses. Little Dresses for Africa.
A few weeks ago, hurricane Irene hit and many were without power. We were part of the 7% in our town that actually had power, so I wanted to be sure I made good use of it. My goal was to make 2 dresses for Africa.
I found a very simple pattern here:
I made two different sizes with two different pieces of fabric. Here’s Stella, graciously modeling one:
I also attached a tag with a little note, along with the sizing:
Such a small thing to do. So fun, so simple, but such a BIG impact in a child’s life. So, if you’re handy with a sewing machine and you’re looking for a place to give, check it out: