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« on: May 13, 2007 07:03:49 AM »

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I made this for my baby using a fat quarter of fabric for the skirt and ribbons from a set of scrapbooking trims...I'm still a novice at sewing, but I think it turned out okay!
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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2007 09:02:05 AM »

So cute and fun!!  I would have had a horrible time getting all those ribbons straight.  Good Job!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2007 03:10:33 PM »

Well done!  I don't think I'd have the patience to sew the ribbons on.
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2007 06:14:43 PM »

Really cute-what size is it?
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2007 06:49:25 AM »

I think it would be comparable to a size for 18 months...this sounds weird, but I liked a pattern that I saw sized for a little girl (3T I think), so I got out a pair of Anya's 18 months pants, traced around them leaving about 0.5" outside for the seam allowance, then shaped the pattern so that it looked like a smaller version of the 3T pattern.  And the pattern I was looking at called for the entire thing to be covered by ribbons, but I thought it would be okay to let the fabric peek through at random intervals.  So I really did a lot less work than the pattern called for!
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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2007 08:33:28 AM »

Very clever! I am such a "store-bought pattern" person- making patterns from old clothes is a really new thing for me-you did wonderful work on this
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