Friday, April 12, 2013

Skater Dress

Someone turned 5 today!! There is has been so much excitement all week and quite a lot of cake.
This dress was not really a surprise as Evie had seen the fabric in my room and loved it so I showed her the Skater Dress pattern and got a big thumbs up. There is nothing better then sewing a great pattern using really good quality fabric. These mushrooms came from Crafty Mamas Fabrics and is cotton/elastane which is beautiful to sew and keeps its shape after washing.

This is a fairly simple dress, but it has nice lines, the skirt flares nicely and it has bands on the sleeves.
You sew the neckband on after sewing one shoulder together, but I think next time I'll just do it after I sew both shoulders together

 I can see myself sewing a few of these over the next few years.


Abby and Stephanie said...

Oh my gosh...adorable...dress and daughter. I want one...a dress that is. :o)

tales from a handmade home said...

That's such a pretty pattern, your daughter looks lovely in her mama made dress.

Stacey @ bakercourt said...

Such a fun dress!

Sue said...

Happy Birthday Evie, cant believe she has turned 5 already - wasnt she just a baby! I love the dress, so cute!

Unknown said...

Beautiful dress for an adorable girl. Happy birthday !

Unknown said...

Mushrooms are a fav! So cute!

ipatchandquilt said...

Sooo cute!
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