The Quilter Makes a Dress

I don’t make clothes. I haven’t made any since I was 15 and made a pair of pajama pants. I used a directional fabric and cut everything upside down. Oops! This incident put me off clothes sewing for the second half of my life.  Things have changed…I’m turning 30 in 2 months and I have a beautiful baby girl to sew for now, it is time I try new things.

Anne is a natural beauty and I needed a very simple dress for my serious lack of seamstress skills. I found a pattern posted on Craft Gossip from Bramcost Publications. It was perfect for my skill set. I found this great patched plaid fabric at JoAnns.

Here are a few more gratuitously cute pictures:

Here is the two of us reading
Her playing – she can really move well in it 🙂
Back view
Uber cute baby view 😀

I still need to put in a hem, but in the mean time I am just so tickled pink with how it turned out!

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6 Responses to The Quilter Makes a Dress

  1. Bright Angel says:

    Nice work mama!! Very pretty and adorable photos too!

  2. Kelly Rachel says:

    Hey, looks great! And what a stinkin' cute little girl you have there!

  3. Evelene S says:

    Aw she is adorable know wonder you want to sew for her. It came out adorable.

  4. Jill says:

    Great dress! I'm starting to get back into sewing clothes too! It's very satisfying isn't it?

    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

  5. Amanda @ Ninth Street Notions says:

    Very cute! Thanks so much for linking up at I Made It! Monday. Can't wait to see what you have this week at Ninth Street Notions.

  6. Carolyn says:

    Amazing how much children can change our lives. Your sewing is going very well… keep it up!

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