Yesterday was Stella’s 7th birthday. I know it’s such a cliché but it feels like yesterday I held her in my arms for the first time. Yesterday we had a chocolate cake after school with 6 of her new school friends who got her some lovely little gifts. She woke up to streamers and balloons hanging from her bed and pancakes with jam and banana, our two birthday traditions. She wore her birthday dress (inspired by Kristen) to School and she got lots of lovely compliments on it I adjusted a pattern from this book to make a Raglan sleeve dress in a check fabric. I loved it so much I made top from the same pattern today for Phoebe. I also made a new dress for me and have one to go on a pair of bloomers each for Margo and Ru. I think later this week I’ll do a shirt for William and a skirt for Lowe. I think I’ll have to take some time to photograph them properly, as my phone just isn’t cutting it at the moment.