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JHall
« on: November 28, 2011 10:36:06 PM »

I'm a serious thrifter.  Recently, I acquired a large spool of cream lace trim. Looking for things to do with this lace, paired with a pale green matte satin (also thrifted), I decided to make a dress of the beautiful daughter of a friend. I used around 14 yards of the lace for the dress. It hardly put a dent in the spool.





More pictures along with a full tutorial can be found at my blog: http://jordannhall.blogspot.com/2011/11/lace-trim-baby-dress.html
Tutorial for the bonnet will be posted on my blog next week!
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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2011 01:01:13 AM »

That's lovely. What a cute dress and bonnet.
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2011 06:56:07 AM »

Really good idea to use lace like that! Great job, I'd love to have a dress like that for my daughter.
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2011 10:37:48 AM »

Thanks! It really wasn't difficult to make, it just took a lot of time to pin all the lace on straight. Because I thrifted everything, this dress probably cost me around 25-50 cents to make. I turned out exactly the way I had envisioned it, I was so happy when it was done!
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