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« on: February 28, 2011 11:47:04 AM »

For my daughter's first birthday party I did an Alice in Wonderland theme, except I called it Alex in Wonderland since her name is Alex, which you probably already figured out.  Smiley  This is the dress I made for her, I used the Tim Burton and Disney movies for inspiration.  I didn't use a pattern, I made it up myself.

Big ol' eyes!  The white rabbit button is one from my stash that I instantly knew had to be a part of this dress.


This is best picture I have of the front, she isn't a very cooperative model.  Smiley


Side view.  Something is wrong with a bit of the bias tape there, but I didn't realize it till at the party.  Undecided


The back.  I need to learn how to do zippers, because getting a squirmy baby into a lace up dress is quite a challenge!
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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2011 12:21:26 PM »

You made her an amazing costume!
It looks so good on her.
And without a pattern? Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2011 08:50:55 PM »

That is sooooo cute! I would wear an adult version of this dress in a heartbeat. It is just great!

My wedding this last September was "Alexz in Wonderland." Great minds think alike!  Cheesy

And you have an amazingly beautiful little girl there. Her eyes are stunning!
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2011 06:55:18 PM »

Oh so cute!
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2011 06:14:53 AM »

Cute cute cute! Love it. She has big ole beautiful eyes. Smiley

You did a great job. Feh on the bias tape...you will be the only one that notices it!

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