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Topic: patchwork recon of a tank for a 4 week old (updated with bloomers)  (Read 898 times)
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« on: April 23, 2010 07:40:46 AM »

this is a patchwork dress that I am working on for my four week old little girl. with her being in the 2% of her weight compared to other babies her age, I can't find many things that will fit her. this has sent me on a sewing spree. which is hard to do with no extra money and no fabric store near by.

this is the third dress I have made her. right now I am working on a pair of bloomers to match. let me know what you think.

here is the dress with my first attempt at bloomers to match. baby just woke up from her nap and wanted to be fed more then model.

« Last Edit: April 23, 2010 03:40:55 PM by bethymay » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010 07:51:37 AM »

Your daughter is adorable! I saw your other post, too. What a wonderful excuse to be sewing Cheesy Can't wait to see the matching bloomers Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2010 07:54:57 AM »

What a cutie!  It must be frustrating to try to find things to fit her!  Good thing you sew, but what a stress for a new mother to HAVE to sew for her child!  You seem to be doing well with what you have on hand!  What did you use for the skirt?  I bet you might have a lot of things in your own closet that can be reconned to fit the little one!

The dress is so cute and looks comfy, too!

« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2010 08:05:02 AM »

thanks so much for the replies.

the top of this dress is a newborn sized tak that came dow to her feet (way tooo big). the blue ad white fabric is from pillow cases and the tan is an old sheet.  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2010 08:17:13 AM »

wow, gorgeous baby and great dress. go to ur local thrift store u can use sheets ad stuff like that for fabric.

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