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« on: May 12, 2009 06:17:26 PM »

Needed (OK wanted) to make a dress from an tank top for my daughter to wear to the Houston Art Car Parade. I lOVE the parade and it has become a Mother's Day tradition for us to go. I put off making the dress until the last possible minute. Got serging and halfway through realized in was making  a vegbee tute dress I had looked at months ago. It had been lurking in my subconcious waiting for a chance to makes it's appearance!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=151727.0

For the dress I took a tank top. Lettuce edged the thing in orange and added an orange band at the bottom with fabric from an old knit shirt in my re-con stash. It was fast and dirty sewing but she had it in time for the parade!



Last one is for fun since I loved, but was also slightly annoyed by how she insisted on putting on her own sunglasses (but never properly of course)!


Thanks vegbee!
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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2009 06:29:19 PM »

This is so cute!!  And the Art car parade IS fun.
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2009 09:48:54 AM »

very cute!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2009 10:19:00 AM »

Oh my gosh, ART CAR PARADE!  I am still sunburnt!  My favorite was the creepy bloody horses, and the silver ones that reflected all the light!

What a GREAT dress!  I love it!  I am going to have to make something for it next year.
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009 06:10:54 PM »

ah, thought the thumbnail looked familar  Smiley  Yes, fast and dirty, and an excellent way of getting an event tee on a wee one.  Looks great!
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