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« on: October 18, 2013 03:00:50 PM »

Project Runway is a mother-daugther thing here and some episode ago, Mariann decided to try sketching a dress. After she was finished, I told her "Let's go shop some fabric!" and we went "shopping" in my stash, which had all the right color for this wonderfull colorblocking dress Cheesy



She built the colorblocking front piece with the serger and I decided a raglan style would better fit her drawing so she serge the sleeves to the front and then the back piece (we decided on blue at mood) I sew the casing for the elastic and put it in, she sew it and voil!!

I really love how it came out! She really did 95% of it and she's so proud!
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013 04:13:05 PM »

TOTALLY AWESOME!
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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013 06:06:00 PM »

That's awesome! I love that she was able to make her dress almost by herself. You must be very proud of her.
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2013 12:40:00 AM »

Wow, Mariann is so talented!
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2013 05:54:53 AM »

It is a great dress. And you are a wonderful mum, giving her confidence in her abilities, and teaching how to make her dreams real.
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2013 08:06:01 AM »

Love that dress!  Adorable!
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2013 09:27:12 AM »

What a great dress! I love it Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2013 09:56:04 AM »

THIS ROCKS - so does your sweet daughter!   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2013 11:29:24 AM »

What a talented designer she is! I'm impressed!  Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2013 07:26:59 PM »

Thank you everyone for the nice feedback!
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« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2013 03:30:18 AM »

Wow! She did a great job. I like her style. Very colorful, and great that you have a large stash. It touches my heart to see mother daughter stuff. And glad you are including her in art. It is very good for kids at any age. Please tell her how much that I like her project. You both did wonderful!

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« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2013 06:47:35 AM »

Awesome!!!! Go Mariann!
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« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2013 12:01:06 PM »

I just think it is wonderful when children are given the encouragement and taught the skills to be creative and productive in the future!  What a wonderful Mother/child experience you have given her...she is quite talented and I love her colorful style!

I will look out for her in future Project Runway shows, when I can say--"Hey, I saw her when she was just a kid!" Grin
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What a great dress you have wear now...looking too awesome....Smiley
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This is amazing! I love that you helped her make this herself!! I love seeing people teach these skills to their children! And she did an awesome job! Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2013 08:31:20 AM »

I just love everything about this whole post!!!  Keep up the good work Mom
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« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2013 09:04:16 AM »

love that she designed and sewed it herself.  you might need to keep a close eye on your stash from now
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« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2013 02:00:23 PM »

We were off three days and I come back to see my daughter on the main page and all those happy loving comments!! That's so nice of you for taking the time to comment, my daugther is thrilled by all this love!! Me too!
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« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2013 08:24:34 PM »

Beautiful dress, Mariann! It is perfect, just like you!
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« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2013 07:35:46 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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oh my gosh that's so sweet, I love it
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« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2013 12:16:48 AM »

So cute! She's got wonderful skills (and a wonderful mentor in you) and it's awesome to see!
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