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1  Orange overload!! Skirt to dress recon in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by rikkismama on: August 16, 2007 09:01:13 AM
So I finally got pictures taken of this recon..  It started life as a tiered skirt that I got at the local thrift store for $ 1.00.  I haven't finished it because I'm not happy with where the bodice meets the skirt of the dress, and because I attached the bodice inside out(it's fully lined so it looks okay, just not sure I want it that way).  And the girl isn't sure she likes the dress.



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2  Re: Butterflies Galore in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by rikkismama on: August 06, 2007 04:56:59 AM
The butterfly apron top laces up in the back.  This isn't the greatest pic of the back as it's on a hanger not a model.

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3  Butterflies Galore in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by rikkismama on: August 02, 2007 06:50:26 PM
Here are a couple more things I've made recently for my dd.  When I purchased the butterfly fabric I only planned on making the capri's from it.  When dd spotted it she informed me it was for a shirt, so the apron top was born!!

Black top front

Black top rear

Butterfly Capri's

Butterfly Apron top- this is reversible with the fabrics reversed on the opposite side.

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4  My first post!!! in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by rikkismama on: August 02, 2007 05:54:06 AM
I've been lurking on craftster for ages, and I recently joined.  This is my first post. This is one of only a handful of projects that I have completed.  I had lots of problems on this one, I worked through them and am mostly happy with the finished project.  

I made this using a pattern for the top and flounce portions of the shirt, the skirt portions is reconstructed from one of my old shirts.  In a perfect world the top wouldn't have needed the eyelets in the back it would have fit Cheesy.  This was my first time using grommets/eyelets(What are those things called??) and I'm not really happy with them.  Hopefully w/e lacing I get will cover most of that evil.  Oh and the back is only a little wonky.  




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