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« on: July 02, 2008 07:37:44 PM »

There were no dresses anywhere so at the last minute I bought some cool maple leaf fabric and whipped up this dress for my daughter ... she got lots of compliments on our outing celebrating Canada Day!
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here she had already visited the face painting and gotten a butterfly on her face. She also just lost her 2 top teeth ... so she has a cute toothless smile right now!


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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2008 07:39:59 PM »

Beautiful job! I'm just thrilled that you didn't do the tacky and "no-no" of using the actual flag!

I just about died when i saw someone do that. Wonderful choice and way to show our patriotic colours!

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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2008 07:43:23 PM »

Fantastic dress! She looks adorable! yay Canada!
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008 07:56:25 PM »

So cute!
And I'm in love the fabric- makes me feel all happy! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2008 08:06:20 PM »

Beautiful job! I'm just thrilled that you didn't do the tacky and "no-no" of using the actual flag!

I just about died when i saw someone do that. Wonderful choice and way to show our patriotic colours!



!!! the horror!!! That is a definite no no ... and believe it or not someone actually suggested it when I went on the hunt for the fabric. There was actually quite a few nice ones to choose from this year which was great and she actually picked the 2 she liked best. I just made it happen. I love that she wears stuff that I make her ... hopefully she never gets to the stage where she doesn't want to.
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2008 08:13:14 PM »

Fantastic dress! She looks adorable! yay Canada!

So cute!
And I'm in love the fabric- makes me feel all happy! Grin

thanks ... even though my husband and I are immigrants to Canada (me from a looooooooooong time ago) I feel very much a true Canadian and love celebrating every Canada Day! I was so happy when she chose that fabric because it does make you smile to look at it ... or maybe I'm just cheesy that way!
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« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2008 08:26:49 PM »

From a fellow Canuck...That's an amazing dress and what a great way to celebrate Canada Day.
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2008 01:11:00 PM »

ooh!!! I really like the different floral sizes! looks really great!
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« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2008 02:29:08 PM »

Oh, how beautiful! It's perfect!
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2008 02:39:25 PM »

Oh Canada!!!!  cute dress and an even cuter model Grin   beats the heck out of our dress all in red Canada day theme......
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