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« on: April 12, 2010 08:45:44 PM »

My husband calls this our daughter's "Snow White" dress, because the cut and colors remind him of the dress in the Disney film.

I used the Molly Peasant Dress PDF pattern/tutorial from Sis Boo, and the fabrics are all reproduction 1930's prints: one red and two blue. I made the sash out of wide grosgrain ribbon which I tacked on the front and trimmed with a yo yo made from the sleeve fabric on which I stacked a white and then a red flower-shaped button.

The pattern/tute was simple to follow, and the results were fantastic. It only took me about an evening and a half to make and the girl adores it so much that I am probably going to make a couple more for her out of different fabrics. Then, in the fall, I will make some with longer skirts and sleeves....I'll probably even make her some in flannel for nightgowns.

It was really fun to sew and I had a great time digging through the stash to find great fabrics to combine for the best effect.


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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010 08:55:07 PM »

that is a beautiful dress! espeically love the top, and I definately get the snow white reference
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010 09:03:06 PM »

Very cute-and I did see the resemblance to Snow White before I even read what you had posted!

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2010 02:38:22 AM »

A very Pretty dress! Love the colour combination.

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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2010 07:41:05 AM »

This is adorable. I think I am going to buy that patten. Thanks for sharing!

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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2010 07:49:48 AM »

Very, very cute!

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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2010 08:15:46 PM »

It is a very easy pattern to sew, and the directions are very, very clear. I have the adult version as well; I need to make myself a summer top to see how it looks on me before I decide to try making a dress.

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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2010 07:03:16 PM »

I love it! Little girls have all the luck  Grin

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« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2010 01:43:44 AM »

Well, your husband is certainly right about the Snow White bit. It's a lovely dress, and I'm completely in lust with the fabrics - where did you get them, if you don't mind?
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