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Topic: New Mushroom outfit for my Sweetie  (Read 3188 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2009 06:32:52 PM »

vry very cute! the fabric is adorable, so is the babe Smiley

Do you need a cute purse to go with that outfit?
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« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2009 07:50:32 PM »

Thanks for the compliments everyone! Smiley  Now let me see if I can answer some questions.

so cute!  where o where did you get this fabric!!!!!!!11?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The fabric is by Alexander Henry from the Tillbrook collection.  I got mine from an Etsy seller but if you just do a  google search, you can find it lots of places.

The outfit fits the model too much for perfection!! Kudos to the good work!

Are the shoulder straps elasticised???

They are elasticized.  I do the straps and then make a little casing for the elastic to go through.  You can make then like this without the ruffle too.

Did you make the pants or embellish an existing pair?  The ruffle doesn't look like you had to mess with all the bulk you usually find at the bottom of a pair of jeans...
So I guess my real question is how you attached the ruffle...

I embellished a pair of Children's Corner jeans.  I cut the bottom off after I figured out how long I wanted the ruffle.  Then I ripped out the side seams so I could get them flat to sew on the rick rack and the ruffle and do the applique.  Then I sewed the side seams up when I was finished adding everything.

If you have any more questions, just ask.  And thanks for looking everyone! Smiley

Join my yahoo group Always Sewn With Love to purchase fabrics at or near wholesale prices

I'm interested in personal swaps -- I love bracelets & necklaces and I don't know how to make them.
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2009 12:20:48 AM »

Super cute, and the outfit is great too!

SAHM to two lovely girls
Fabric http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5067061.
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