Friday, March 2, 2012

"D" is for Dress #3

Sew: sunny Spring dress



Girl #2 happily modeled this tank style dress:


Complete with red gingham trim and covered buttons up the back:





And added the red gingham bias trim as an accent:


Here's how I made the dress:

1. Using Simplicity pattern #5226, top C extended to dress length, cut out pieces:



Construct dress as per instructions, center back top portion was modified for buttons.

2. Make fabric covered buttons with Wrights kit:



3. Make buttonholes and lay out buttons:


4. Stitch in place:


Ready to wear:



I'm linking up to:

Whatcha Got Weekend @ Lolly Jane
SAS @ Funky Junk
Weekend Wrap Up @ Tatertots & Jello
Sundae Scoop @ I Heart Naptime
Sister Sunday @ Sisters of the Wild West
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative
DIY Project Parade @ The DIY Showoff
Made by You Mondays @ Skip to My Lou
Making the World Cuter @ Making the World Cuter
Nifty Thrifty @ Coastal Charm
Tuesday Treasures @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Good Life @ A Beach Cottage
Delightfully Inspiring @ Delightful Order
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Tickled Pink @ 504 Main
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
SAS @ Just a Girl
Feathered Nest @ French Country Cottage
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Textiles @ Freckled Laundry

13 comments:

  1. Very cute! Found your blog via Pinterest. This is my first visit, and I've already seen three project I want to make! Thanks!

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  2. delizioso!!! complimenti e baci!!!

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  3. Now I want to make one for our granddaughter! Your attention to detail is amazing. The checkered trim and buttons are the perfect touch.

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  4. Your dresses are so cute and thank you for sharing them at Nifty Thrifty Tuesday. I have featured you at my party this week.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  5. Such a gorgeous, but practical little dress. Love the gingham trim and buttons.

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  6. Adorable! It's cute without being fussy.

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  7. Stopping by from the Strut Your Stuff Link Party! http://queenofsavings.com

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  8. Fabulous! I love the fabric choices. I would love for you to share with my readers on Blog Stalking Thursday! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2012/03/blog-stalking-thursday-31_07.html

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  9. What a cute dress, and great fabric choice!

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  10. Super cute dress! I'm just now getting into sewing! Became a new follower - hope you'll consider following back :)

    xoxo jessie

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  11. this is one of the cutest I've ever seen! good choice on the red gingham trim.
    JoAnn

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