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Topic: Hand Embroidered Sweet Little Dress + 2 more versions  (Read 776 times)
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« on: August 29, 2011 10:55:36 AM »

Kimbabwe has made lots of these Sweet Little Dresses from the Leila & Ben pattern and inspired me to try it out, too.  My first one used some brown cotton from my stash, I hand embroidered it with a vintage pattern to liven it up a little bit.  This is my daughter and her trusty sidekick modeling it.





The next dress is made with some Quick Cuts fabric that I got on clearance at Walmart


Lastly, I made a top with some fabric leftover from another dress I had made.  These fabrics are from Hobby Lobby.


I highly recommend this pattern for beginners.  The instructions are easy to follow, it sews up quickly, and you can customize it in so many ways!  I wish it was offered in my size.  Thanks for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2011 11:15:44 AM »

That looks a great pattern and I love what you've done with it.
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2011 02:22:06 PM »

Super cute. My favorite is the brown one with the embroidery.
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2011 06:54:44 PM »

Lovely. That kitten is ridiculously cute!
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2011 06:15:38 AM »

The embroidery on that brown dress is darling!  My little one would love that, too Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2011 11:01:43 AM »

Thank you for the kind replies.  These dresses are perfect for embroidery, I'm thinking some cute holiday themes are next!  Maybe I'll stitch a cute little bat or pumpkin on there for Halloween, Christmas ornaments...endless possibilities.
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