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« on: December 15, 2011 04:27:36 AM »

My niece sent me a picture of a knit dress she had bought for her baby with a note to the effect of, "Wouldn't this look cute in candy cane stripes for Christmas?"  After searching around, I couldn't find a pattern that I liked, so I pretty much winged this one:


Candy Cane dress by inlerah, on Flickr

This is the first time I have done pleats and I am proud for figuring out how to make them on my own, since I was working the pattern from the top down, and all the instructions for pleating that I could find were from the bottom up.  Next time I will make the pleats deeper I think, but overall I am pleased at the results and can't wait to see my 1 year old great niece in this.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011 10:42:58 AM »

I'm sure it will go down a storm, it's a lovely little dress.
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2011 10:57:19 AM »

Oh my goodness that is adorable! You did such a good job!
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2011 03:21:36 AM »

It is adorable and fantastic work with no pattern.
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2012 03:40:58 PM »

I can't believe you winged that! it's lovely.
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