Thursday, 26 May 2011

Ice-Cream Social Dress - Aquarium Days

My niece chose this fabric from pictures that I emailed through (of course she rejected all the cute little pastels and insisted on the assorted fish). My nephew has to be a little patient while I figure out how to sew clothes for boys but I think he is having a hard time because besides dinosaurs, fish are his absolute favourite animals.


I followed this tutorial from the ultra talented Jess from Craftiness is not Optional

Jess is hosting another give away for us - starting on Friday so stay tuned for details!

I had a hard time figuring out how to add a button to this really busy fabric...but it is always possible!


I simply hand wrote onto an iron-on label and used the heart button to complete my message along the hemline!


Sweet girl! I made the dress a little on the long side but since we have about 6 months to go before summer I hope she is going to be doing some growing!

6 comments:

  1. oh my goodness, how adorable is that dress!? (and girl in it!) love it! can't wait for the giveaway! thanks!

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  2. Oh my! That is so precious! And such an adorable model! ;)

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  3. I am so excited...I can finally post on your blog....

    Soooo cute!!!!

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  4. You're very talented! Well done!

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  5. So cute! Darling girl and dress! I love that button touch on the label!

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  6. What a cute dress and it looks super comfortable too. Boys are harder to sew for, but I'm sure you can do it.

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