I actually have gotten a lot of projects completed in the last several months. For some reason or another I just haven't been motivated to blog about them. In all honesty, Instagram has replaced blogging for me quite a bit. It's so easy and fast to snap a picture of a WIP, get a quick opinion on fabric choices, or just a quick sew and tell share!
I do like the format of blogging and the friendships I have here. I'm going to make a more concerted effort to get blog posts up. They might be short, but hopefully they'll be interesting!
I wanted to share a dress I made for sisterlouwho. I finished it back in November, but it's been a little busy around here the last few months!
I bought this fabric (A 3 Sisters print by Moda) over 4 years ago mostly because it was on sale. It's pretty - I love a classic Jacobean Paisley floral, but it's not really my normal color palette. I had initially intended it for a bag - but then it just sat unused in my closet. I had the inspiration to use it for a dress a couple of months ago!
I've used a similar pattern to make her some dresses when she was more toddler sized, and was happy to find a girl's sized pattern that was similar. But of course I had to tweak it. Partly because I didn't have the right amounts of fabric and partly because I like to complicate things all the time. :)
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6 crafty mcCrafters commented:
I tried to link up, but it doesn't seem to have worked. LOVE the dress - especially the twirlability! :-)
very sweet little dress and good to use up fabric that's just been waiting for a purpose!
Me too! I have to catch up on so much. Still kids are a good distraction. Pretty dress!!
Such a pretty dress! I can't wait to see our little girl twirling in mama-made dresses. Yours is adorable!
Cute dress, and love the gold shoes too!
there's nothing better than a twirly dress! So cute.
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