Thursday, March 8, 2012

"D" is for Dress #4

Sew: pom pom party dress



My girl #2 will be having her birthday next week and she requested a party dress:


Complete with pom pom trim on the hem:


But my favorite is the navy gingham lining:


Here's how I made the dress:

1. Use Simplicity pattern #9497:


2. Cut your pieces:


3. I modified the construction process to allow for the bias tape trim:


4.  The pink contrast provides the perfect divide between the floral print and gingham lining:


5. Add the bias tape at the base of the bodice as well:


6. Hem as usual then add the pom pom trim, if ever we decide to remove the trim the hem will remain intact.


7. Ready to wear:


And the back has a full hidden zipper:



This birthday girl is ready with her pom pom party dress.

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

12 comments:

  1. super cute! i love the color combo!
    btw- i FINALLY paid it forward and the package should arrive with recipient tomorrow. i had it done for a while but i stink at mailing in a timely manner. :)

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  2. So cute! Love the lining. And the pink/navy combo is adorable!

    Aloha,
    Charlie

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  3. Very cute! I like the color combo and the length. Good luck with the PRP open auditions!

    jess @
    tupelocreative.blogspot.com

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  4. The dress is adorable and your daughter is precious wearing it! The pom pom trim and little pink shoes are the perfect finishing touches.

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  5. Awww .... Jamie, it's priceless!

    She's adorable!

    S
    xo

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  6. SO adorable! I love your attention to detail and I love the color combo too!!

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  7. This is adorable!

    I would love if you would post and share it with my readers! Join the Community and share any of your creative project!

    Susan @ Oh My! Creative

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  8. Love your fabric choices!!! The pink bias is perfect. A great dress!!!

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  9. Such a cute dress!! I am making dresses for my Granddaughters. It is so much fun to sew for them!!

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  10. Super cute! We'd love it if you linked up to Crafty Cousins!

    http://crafting-cousins.blogspot.com/2012/03/what-i-wore-sunday-week-7.html

    ~Nat and Ash

    Holla! We're your newest followers! :)

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  11. So sweet, my daughter would love this party dress, lovely colour combinations and the pom pom hem is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

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