Ok. So what happens when you see a fab Princess and the Pea cloth set sewn by Jonah Lisa over at The Toby Show just a couple of days before your niece's 5th birthday party?
Why, you make your own set, of course! I was up pretty late the night before the party, but it was well worth it. All of the fabrics are from my stash, and I had a fun time making the bag in particular because I'd never sewn one like that before. The Mister made the ladder for me, and I needlefelted the wee pea. Take a gander:
Here are the very simple-only-have-to-sew-a-straight-line mattresses (I wasn't making 40 like in the original tale!):
Some shots of the muslin-embroidered princess:
Pretty cute freckles, if I do say so myself:
And finally here's the whole set together: