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« on: April 13, 2011 08:36:12 PM »

So, I was gifted a HUGE box of fabric from my friend. A lot of it was great for quilting, but some of it boggled my brain as to what to do with it.

My dear daughter picked up one 2 yard piece and insisted that I make a dress for her out of it...  I agreed, but it then sat around the house for several months while I thought about what I was going to do with it to make a dress...

I decided on a twirly dress, because she's three, and loves to be the center of all that is the universe. LOL.

So, with no real pattern in mind, I set to work with an old shirt for a guide on how big she was. Four hours later, I had the dress done and on her and she refused to take it off.









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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2011 02:51:27 AM »

Wow, she really loves it doesn't she. I wish all our projects were as well loved.
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2011 06:20:18 AM »

awesome she really looks in love, i bet she tried to sleep in it too no?
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2011 06:40:32 AM »

Super cute and well loved.  I always wanted a good "twirly" dress.  Nice job!
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2011 09:15:34 AM »

Super cute and twirly!  She looks very happy. Grin
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2011 09:29:50 AM »

She desperately wanted to sleep in it. LOL! We had a minor malfunction with the ribbon about 2-3 hours after she wore it, so I had to get it off her to fix it. I forgot to knot the ribbons onto the elastic around the neckline, to make sure it didn't come unfrayed and pop off.

It's fixed now, though. LOL.
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