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Topic: halter dress for my lil one NOW with tute (massive pics)!!!  (Read 15673 times)
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2007 08:07:22 AM »

2 Bandannas??!!! That is so cool. I wish I could still fit into 2 bandannas-think how inexpensive it would be to make a whole wardrobe!!!

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« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2007 03:47:53 PM »

what a doll she is! and a natural in front of the camera, i see. i'm lovin' the skulls. i might have to make a trip to walmart.
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2007 07:11:58 PM »

I would also love to see a tute for the halter dress!  Great job!
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2007 08:44:29 PM »

can't wait to make some of these. but, it is a fake tat, yes?
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2007 09:08:47 PM »

Yes, please tell us that it is a fake tattoo!
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« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2007 10:25:34 PM »

Awesome...I love the skull print one Smiley

« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2007 05:19:51 PM »

I'm so sorry that I haven't posted a tutorial yet. I know I promised one, and I don't like to go back on my promises. I've been sick, and between that, working, and being full time mommy, I havent had quite the perfect moment to make one. I have the pictures, just not the text. LOL. I super promise, this weekend, you'll have the tutorial.

oh, and YES....it was just a temporary tattoo on her chest. Roll Eyes

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« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2007 06:54:16 PM »

oh, and YES....it was just a temporary tattoo on her chest. Roll Eyes

Hee. My bunny has two fake tats on right now - one on her ankle and one on her right shoulder, also just like mommy.

I am dumbfounded by how many people have asked me if they're real.

Sure, I'm in more tears than she is when it's time for shots - but I just thought that it'd be fun to hold my toddler down in a chair and let somone ink her up in a permanent design of my choosing!  Roll Eyes

I adore that halter dress! It's way too cute.
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2007 08:27:06 AM »

Okay guys. Here's the tute for the halter dress....however, I just made a top for the lil one in this one. All you have to do to make it a dress, is just extend the sides of the top to the length you want. Please bear with me, I'v never made a tutorial for anything, so if I miss anything, just let me know. Here goes:

First, I cut out two triangles of fabric. I just kind of guesstimated how big they needed to be, (I HATE measuring) and held them up to the lil one to make sure they would fit. I made one side a little more angled than the other...like this:

Then I added my new best friend, bias tape. Once I finally figured out how to work with that stuff, it's wonderful!!!

I then measured out the bottom of the halter top, (or dress) and cut out two pieces of fabric; one of which I made a casing for the elastic. That's gonna be your back.


After I finished with the elastic, I then sewed the triangles to the rest of the front, by placing them where I wanted them to cross over, and right sides of the fabric together. After that, I flipped it over and topstitiched it, just to give it a little more security.


To finish things up, I sewed the front and back together, and folded the hem up 1/4", and then folded it again, then stitched it. Voila! A handy top that my lil one can wear and play in.

Again, if I've screwed up too badly, or there's anything I didnt clarify, just let me know. Oh! And sorry for the HUGE numbers of pics.

« Last Edit: September 18, 2015 03:30:29 PM by kittykill » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #19 on: May 20, 2007 12:04:06 PM »

Love it! thanks so much for the tutorial!

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