Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Holiday Dress

This year i decided to make Hailey a 
Holiday Dress
I've never made her one before so it was a first and definitely not a last!
While i was at Joann's i saw this fabric and it really caught my eye.
And even thought it was screaming as loud as it could at me to buy it - i walked past it.
But
I didn't forget about.......
So eventually i had to go back because i had the perfect idea of what i wanted to make.
But ended up making something completely different!
Haha my crazy brain.
So here's what i did.
It's a very simple design
nothing fancy.
And I even was able to sew a Zipper(my first zipper) on the back!
Go ME!!
The bodice is a  simple pattern i made up.
And is also lined on the inside.
Basic sash
and 
Skirt
So that's the dress.
Next i made a little fur coat to go with it using a free pattern i got
HERE
It was super simple to make and really didn't take that long either!

There you go!
I think I'm safe to say she loves it.
Have you/ have you ever made a Holiday dress?
Julianne

8 comments :

  1. She is super adorable. You always make such pretty things. I can barely sew...unless it's a perfect square. Reading your blog ALMOST makes me think I can do it too.

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  2. Very cute. I can't believe you made up the pattern for a dress bodice. Talk about skills!

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  3. This is beautiful. You did a wonderful job. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party and would love to have you share this with everyone. Here is the link to the party.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/11/mason-jar-center-piece-and-wednesdays.html
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

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  4. Very pretty dress! Your daughter is lovely - and this will make for beautiful holiday photos :)

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  5. Beautiful dress and coat! And what a cute smile :)

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  6. You did a fabulous job on that! I really like the addition of the coat. Did you sew a pettiskirt for underneath or does the dress poof like that by itself? So cute!

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  7. The dress looks cute as the kid. Nice pictures!!!

    Kids Games

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  8. wow, this is fabulous! love it, and the polka dots in the previous post too!

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