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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Tie Dye wonderfulness for my 2 yr old sister on: June 12, 2009 02:56:07 PM
Very nice! I love the fabric...
2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Another Shirred Dress on: June 10, 2009 03:37:08 PM
Here's another dress I churned out this afternoon. The straps are sightly wider than last time, and this dress is for a one year old.

3  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Pink and Blue Shirred Dress on: June 10, 2009 12:18:51 PM
@Lovesclutter: I wound the bobbin with elastic thread by hand, without pulling the thread too much. I have the most basic of Brother machines, and the shirring came out just fine with that.
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Pink and Blue Shirred Dress on: June 10, 2009 06:00:08 AM
Thank you!
Yes, I did the shirring--it was really easy! I did shirring in one continuous length, since there were about 14 rows of shirring (which is probably a bit much for a 24 month old--so next time I'll probably increase the width between the shirred lines).

PS: the fabric was from Walmart--and for $1.50/yard, a complete steal (I used half a yard for the dress).
5  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Pink and Blue Shirred Dress on: June 09, 2009 08:38:02 PM
Hi everyone,

I have been a silent reader of this forum for the past couple of months, and have been *very* inspired by the wonderful clothes that you've all made. I finally took the plunge and got back to sewing dresses. I used to sew for my younger sister when I was a teenager (over a decade ago!). After moving to the US in 2001 I didnt have anyone to sew for! Honestly, I still dont--but now I have several friends with young daughters, so I decided to make a dress for one of those little girls. It is her second birthday on Saturday, and I'll probably give this dress to her (since it's not totally abominable Smiley ).

Thanks for looking!

6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Baby Dress/Tunic on: June 09, 2009 08:35:55 PM
These are really sweet!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Some stuff for my daughter on: June 09, 2009 08:35:06 PM
The IKEA fabric is very nice...and I love your dress patterns...
8  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Girls top from mens shirt on: June 09, 2009 08:34:03 PM
Lovely...so very summery!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Strawberry Swirl Wrap Dress.... on: June 09, 2009 08:33:08 PM
Very nice! And your little girl seems to be really enjoying her new dress Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: 2 dresses for my little girl!!!! on: June 09, 2009 08:32:13 PM
This fabric is adorable, and the dress pattern is very nice... I'm sure your little girl will be the envy of many at Disney Smiley
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