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Topic: Oh yes I did. Mother-daughter Amy Butler dresses  (Read 1619 times)
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lil_abi
« on: March 25, 2012 07:32:04 AM »

I put this in the kids' board, since I made my dress years ago.  I saved a scrap of the fabric, hoping against hope that I'd be blessed with a little girl in the coming years.  Well, that little girl was born 12/15/11 with her brother, and now that they've started napping regularly (at the same time!) I have actually had a little time to sew.  The pattern is the Comfy Jumper Dress from Amy Butler's "Little Stitches for Little Ones".  I have my beef with the lack of diagrams in the book (and as someone else has pointed out, there is no photo of the front of this dress in the book!), but I was able to read the instructions and make the dress in two nap-times.  Mine is also an Amy Butler pattern -- the mini dress.  I made the 3-6 month size, and it fits her now, even though she's still wearing 3 month sizes in store-bought clothing. 



And with her mama:




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Are you going to throw that away?! Can I have it?!


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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2012 07:58:45 AM »

The two of you are so-o darn cute together!!!  Love both dresses - that fabric is fantastic - YOU BOTH LOOK TERRIFIC!  Cheesy  Good job, mom!!   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2012 08:50:48 AM »

So cute!!
Great job. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2012 01:50:13 PM »

OMG CUTE PHOTOS! So frame-worthy! (And I adore your glasses <3)

LOL, as to the little dress, it's super cute! Do I detect sequin fabric???
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2012 12:28:26 PM »

Great job!
And you look so pretty together!
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deeredone2
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2012 01:22:25 PM »

You two look adorable! 
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lil_abi
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2012 05:34:49 PM »

Nope, not sequins, just a complementary fabric I picked up to "stretch" the scrap I had. 
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