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Topic: Thanks, Cheytown! My first button-down to baby dress :)  (Read 1994 times)
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« on: June 18, 2007 08:03:13 AM »

Here's my first shirt-to-dress recon for my wee one!  Sort of a father's day homage, since the shirt was one of my dad's from the '70s (hub didn't have any to spare).  The shirt collar looked like it could be the brim of a hat to me, but it was WAY too small (even thought said wee one has a very wee noggin).  Here 'tis anyways:

You can see how small the hat is in that first one... oh well.  It was fun to make!  I was planning to put the button back where it would have been at the base of the neck of the shirt, but once I saw how small the hat was I didn't bother (hence the *something missing* feeling).  And here's the back:

Thanks for looking!  Happy crafting!
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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2007 08:06:21 AM »

 Smiley  Smiley That turned out terrific.  And she looks so adorable in it!

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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007 08:13:17 AM »

What a great idea about the hat.  The hat looks perfect!!!  Ohh I can't wait to start mine hopely soon...
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2007 08:48:12 AM »

I loved that you used your Dad's shirt for it. A Grandpa tribute! And I think she looks great in the hat!

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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2007 02:15:54 PM »

that turned out really cute! i love the hat idea - too bad it didn't quite work out how you'd hoped. (i guess you could make it bigger by adding in extra fabric somehow...) anyway, i'm glad to see you did something with the collar. it does look like it *should* be used for something.

i have a shirt with one of those pleats (or whatever they're called on the back of a men's shirt) that i've been thinking of reconning, but i wasn't sure how it would work out. it looks really cute on your dress, so i guess i'll go for it. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2007 02:39:06 PM »

Awww!  Adorable and I love the hat, even if it doesn't fit!!

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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2007 05:57:07 PM »

oohh great job!  i like that material.  and cool idea about the hat

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