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Topic: Mere water cannot stop the TWIRLY DRESS!  (Read 1589 times)
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La Maestra
« on: July 21, 2008 02:16:54 PM »

Okay - This Sewbaby pattern for The Twirly Dress (F869) is about the easiest ever - you sew a slightly modified T-shirt to a paneled skirt bottom.  The T-shirt just needs some shortening and the tie attached.

Anyhoo - The bug loves this dress - I've made a few more, but this is her fave.  And it even looks good soaking wet!

Getting wet


Dripping dry


On to more adventures!


Thanks for looking!  Comments and questions always welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008 02:38:00 PM »

Your bug is so cute! Easy to see why she likes the dress...It's cute, too! Nice job.

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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2008 03:35:37 PM »

This is great - I love the simplicity of it. Would be a great way to "fix" some of my girls' t-shirts that have stains at the bottom or are coming unhemmed.

Very nice work.
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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2008 04:22:50 PM »

wow, that's cute. Especially like the little tie in the back. And of course your model is adorable! Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008 08:34:18 PM »

Thanks for the nice replies - and yes - this is a great use for recycling T-shirts!  The pattern actually goes up to age 6, and each age/size is drawn on separate patterns (not that overlapping tangle of size lines).

Although, after doing one, you really don't need the pattern except to to avoid planning measurements - it's pretty simple.

I'll be making these for her into High school Grin
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« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2008 01:12:39 AM »

I love it ! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2008 08:13:57 AM »

That is so cute!  I did something similar when my girl potty trained and I still had onesie t-shirts that were obsolete.
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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2008 04:29:52 PM »

Adorable dress and daughter!  Wow, to be young again!
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« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2008 08:06:08 AM »

LOVE that, I may have to make some of them myself!
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« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2008 11:15:15 PM »

Very playful pattern on the dress. Your dd looks like shes having a ball!!!
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