Sunday, December 19, 2010

a dance bag for Brynlee

My daughter, Brynlee, just finished 9 weeks of her very first little "pre-ballet" class. It was the cutest thing I think I have ever seen!!!!
 

And she loved it!! So, of course I signed her up for another round starting in January...this time with tap class too! And I thought we better get serious about this dancing thing if we want her to be a star (totally sarcastic here)!  Really, I just wanted an excuse to make her a super cute little dance bag.  After looking around the internet for a little inspiration, I decided to go with the over-the-top Tutu Bag.  I made the pattern up for the tote bag, then added the fun "tutu" and blingy name (although, I had to go with Bryn, instead of Brynlee b/c I didn't have any more "E's"). 


The inside is lined with pink and black zebra print and has 4 pockets inside for her ballet and tap shoes.  The top closes with a simple ribbon bow. 


I'm going to give it to her for Christmas...I hope she likes it as much as she loves dancing!

8 comments:

taidyeoriginal said...

is this ever cute???? You did a great job! I am sure she will love it. I certainly do. tai @ taidye original

AnitaRex said...

WOW! I am a mom to a little ballerina and this would make her day. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE show a pattern on how to make this? My mom is a prof trained in Europe tailor and I could than get her to sew it and love every minute of it!

Tanya said...

Beyond adorable! Wish I had a little girl to make one for!

Becca said...

OK - that is about the cutest thing I have seen all day. I'm sure she'll totally love it!

Alison said...

That is beautiful! Wow! She'll just love it.

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

It's gorgeous!!! My oldest would love one of those. :)

Mary said...

That is completely adorable! Great job!

Lindsey is talking non-stop about taking ballet classes, so I think we'll sign her up this winter too (instead of doing our usual gymnastics). She and Bryn can compare dance moves :)

Jilly Beanz Thingz said...

tutorial PLEASE!!! even if for only the outside, I can purchase a black tote. super cute. lucky little girl