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Topic: Dresses and a Mei Tei  (Read 2609 times)
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« on: July 15, 2010 08:36:42 AM »

Here are a couple of dresses I whipped up for DD recently.

This is from Burda Burda 9879.  The pattern is sized HUGE.  This is a 9 month size (DD is 2) that I lengthened and took an inch of width out of each bodice piece. The blue tier is added too.  The white part is about 3 inches shorter than the original pattern. (I guess the pattern maker has never seen an actual 9 month old)

This one is a lengthened Burda 9708 and has a ribbon hem a la the Lazy Days skirt pattern.

close up of a ribbon scrap

This is a Mei Tei I made using the Ball Baby Overall directions for my cousin and his wife since they just had their first child.  They're natural, crunchy type people so I appliqued a tree.  

DD and I had to test it out.  I've really got to make one of these for me to keep.  I've made several, but keep giving them away.

« Last Edit: July 15, 2010 08:39:01 AM by KristyDi » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Some people juggle geese.  -Hoban Washburn
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2010 09:27:16 AM »

Cute things!
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2010 11:05:41 AM »

oooooo! shes a cutie-patootie!

« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2010 01:02:45 PM »

i love the dresses, esp the rwb my daughter is a 4th of july baby.... The mei Tei is so uber pretty.  I love it, I have to try one out i have a new baby coming in the fall

Thomas Jefferson:

    The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2010 04:48:03 PM »

Thanks Y'all!  I love putting DD in clothes I've made.

Some people juggle geese.  -Hoban Washburn
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2010 12:27:12 PM »

I love that Mei Tai!

SAHM mom to Maddox and Army Wife to Michael Smiley
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2010 02:08:06 PM »

Love them!  I love teh MT especially - I used to make my own when my kids were little.  So much fun!  I love yours with the tree on it.

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