Naptime Sewing: Swim Cover-Up

Summer is coming! I just signed my four- and five-year-olds up for swimming lessons this week, and they are so excited!

I threw together a cover-up for my daughter based on a pattern in the book One Yard Wonders. I added straps at the top to keep it in place . . .

. . . and, to keep it fun, a seahorse applique I made by simplifying a clipart image.

So here my daughter stands, shivering in the breeze.  Who am I kidding?  It’s the high plains, and she’s shivering in the 40 mph winds. Hurry up, Summer, we’re waiting for you!

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9 Responses to “Naptime Sewing: Swim Cover-Up”


  1. 1 Emily May 10, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    That is so cute as is your little girl. I agree summer can’t get here fast enough.

  2. 2 Leslie May 14, 2010 at 10:31 am

    this is really cute…i know that my daughter would love something like this

  3. 3 ktquilts4fun May 14, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    Too sweet, and I liked the cover-up too! ;0)

    Blessings,

    KT

  4. 4 Michelle M. May 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    Very, very cute, I just love the seahorse.

    Your daughter looks like she is ready for summer to hurry too!

  5. 5 Catherine May 14, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Perfect cover-ups! Love the seahorse on it!!

  6. 6 Anissa May 15, 2010 at 11:05 am

    Very cute! You did a great job!

  7. 7 Michelle May 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    What a cute cover-up! The seahorse is perfect. And I must say, your sweet little model is a good sport to show off her new swim gear in the wind.

  8. 8 Kristen May 16, 2010 at 10:59 am

    This looks great. Very cute applique. I need to check that book out! I would have never know it was cold and windy, she looks so sweet.


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