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« on: June 27, 2008 05:16:17 PM »

So I got a sewing machine for x-mas. (yes it is now almost July). And I had just started, and finished, my first project today!! Hooray for the Cheytown dress!!! My lil girl loves it and I made a matching headband to tame her wild hair!!
What do you all think!?
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(This is my first post of a project too, so please excuse the sideways pics!!)

Oh and thanks to sweetiepickles for the step by step over the phone help! And the sleeves!!! Thanks Sis!!
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2008 05:22:00 PM »

you did a GREAT job
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2008 05:31:41 PM »

Ditto, well done you!  Still haven't tried a cheytown... husband won't relinquish a button down, too attached!
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2008 05:31:57 PM »

Very pretty. I love gingham! Now I almost want to go cut up DH's shirts for my DD! Not quite. She has more clothes than he does. It wouldn't be fair!
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2008 05:38:00 PM »

YAY!!!! It turned out soooo super good! I'm glad the sleeves turned out cute!!!

ur welcome!  Wink Now we continue on the tute list.... !!!! Vegbee Peasant tops next!

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here's ours...
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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2008 05:43:59 PM »

Thanks everyone! I'm really excited and happy about it!
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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2008 05:53:38 PM »

amazing! congratulations, you are officially hooked?
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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2008 06:28:07 PM »

Those are both excellent. I love cheytown dresses.
I think I would take the girls to the thrift shop and let them pick from the whites, stripes, checks and hawaiian shirts! Especially since most men wear such boring shirts.
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« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2008 06:32:25 PM »

Those are both excellent. I love cheytown dresses.
I think I would take the girls to the thrift shop and let them pick from the whites, stripes, checks and hawaiian shirts! Especially since most men wear such boring shirts.

That's pretty much what we did! Only think bag day at church yard sale! Hers had the funniest snoopy on the pocket. Mine was Pappy's FAVORITE shirt---he wore it everywhere ALL the time. He was so sad to part with it when it became threadbare, but I rescued it--and now I wanna surprise him!
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« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2008 06:34:16 PM »

How fun is that!
I hope you get a pic of him!
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