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luxi_here
« on: June 28, 2011 10:17:28 PM »

Daughter's school reopens today (Summer vacations are over here in India) and this meant mom made her a new dress.
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Straps enter through a slit at front and go through loop at the back and are knotted as ties; this makes it more adjustable as she grows!

Hem is 2 inch (more 'boutiqueish') and also helps to adjust when she grows tall and has been blind hemmed in machine

« Last Edit: June 28, 2011 10:18:44 PM by luxi_here » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2011 11:46:12 PM »

A very cute dress, and she looks happy to wear it. I like the buttons on the belt and the ingenious adjustable neck opening.
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« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2011 08:27:06 AM »

i love that you designed it to grow with her. i hope she had a good first day!
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« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2011 08:56:12 AM »

Very cute dress and great ideas for making the dress adjustable.
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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2011 12:10:27 PM »

Cute dress!
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« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2011 02:14:59 PM »

How cute! I love the colors and the fabric! The red buttons on the front is great too!
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« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2011 12:45:06 AM »

Wow.. very nice. She is also very cute and growing up Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2011 10:03:36 PM »

Thanks to all of you such encouraging comments and also for voting this outfit into 'This Rocks' section !
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« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2011 02:06:47 PM »

gorgeous!!
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