When I heard that the real ancestor Hitty
was going to have a birthday this month on January 22nd,
I wanted to make sure I was ready with a party dress!
I went to the fabric store, looking for pink and flowery fabrics
like pink frosting on a pretty birthday cake.
Then I saw this blue fabric that looked like it had seaweed vines on it.
The name "Ocean Dreams" came to mind.
In both Hitty Her First Hundred Years
and Hitty and Her Next Hundred Years
ancestor Hitty spent a lot time floating in the ocean by herself
as a small wooden doll, or on other sailing vessels.
Okay, and I really liked the blue color.
My person mumbled something about needing to see things
like a quilter to find the perfect complimentary fabric,
but this is my favorite dress so far!