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Riley Blake Designs Back-to-School Blog Tour

Back-to-School is such an exciting time of year!  My cute grand-daughters, Summer and Nahla, were so  excited to have matching outfits.  Summer is in first grade and takes school very seriously.  Nahla begs and pleads that she is old enough  to go to school...finally pre-school for her this year.        
As you can see Summer stands and waits to have her shoes buckled while Nahla says she can do it all by herself:)

The girls love getting ready for school and having a new outfit made by Coco(nickname for grandma) is always a special treat!

Using the Riley Blake Designs solids is one of my favorites...

mainly because they are timeless and  the color combinations are endless...

I used the raspberry and the navy solid colors...

The raspberry neck tie was a 2 1/2" strip.  I cut 3 strips and sewed them together end to end...  cut this in measured about 60" once it was cut.  That was plenty for each cutie pie to have one.

I pressed the raw edges to the middle (including the long and 

Riley Blake Designs Back to School Blog Tour

Join me on August 21 for the Riley Blake Designs  Back to School Blog Tour!

Until then...
Happy Sewing! Jina