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9.04.2012

But Not a Real Green Dress, That's Cruel!


Aka - One More Summer Dress, Please!

Hi everyone!  So since I've opened my Shop, and settled into the nerves of doing such, I've gotten back into sewing just for FUNZIES!  It's nice to cut yourself some slack every now and again, right?
I wanted to make Emmy just one more summery dress before Summer officially ends!  And here she be... A delightfully minty, twirly summer dress:

Notice my daughter is suddenly 100 years older than she used to be.

This is the pattern I used - McCall's 6305.  It's a very easy pattern, nothing fiddly or fussy.  The thing about it though is that there's no closures of any kind, so it's kinda big!  Still cute though, and she can grow into it.  :)

I sewed the red-polka version, below.
McCall's 6305


The fabric I used is a stretch cotton gauze that I think I got a Joann.  Really great material to work with - I need to procure myself some more of that!  I lined the skirt part with a heavier poly/crepe type job for extra twirling capacity.  I love the final dress!  Super pretty, if I do say so ;)    


The back - you can sort of see the gauzy texture better here.

"CHEEEEEEEESE!"

Emmy has taken to modeling!  Huzzah!

Happy September, all!  I hope your Summers have been fantastic.  :)
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15 comments:

  1. Adorable!!! Perfect summer dress.

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  2. Very cute! I like how you lined the bottom. Also, the detailing on the straps is so sweet!

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  3. I love the color and the cut of this cute little dress. And thanks for your title. Humming along right now. :)

    I'd love for you to link up to WKWW-What Kids Wore Wednesday Link Party this week at ONE little MOMMA!
    http://onelittlemomm.blogspot.com/2012/09/wkww-what-kids-wore-wednesday.html?utm_source=bp_recent&utm-medium=gadget&utm_campaign=bp_recent

    Kilee
    www.onelittlemomma.com

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  4. That's so cute! And your little model is adorable! Thanks for linking up at The Little Giggler. :)

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  5. aw, your daughter is just the cutest little lady! Saw your linky @shwin&shwin linky party. very cute!

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  6. This is so cute, and I love that there are no zippers or buttons to mess with, partly because it makes the pattern that much easier to make! The fabric looks awesome for summer too. I have a few little girl dress tutorials I hope you'll check out at http://thedomesticatedprincess.blogspot.com

    Thanks,
    Bonny

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  7. This is so cute. The last breath of summer is fun. The color is great for early fall too.
    Donna www.onceuponasewingmachine.com

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  8. She is too cute! I just started sewing dress for my little girl and I absolutely love it!

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  9. Emmy is ADORABLE!! Love the dress!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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  10. The simple dresses are always so cute. You did good work here, and I love the color!

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  11. the dress is cute and she is darling! Thank you for sharing on the Thursday hop my friend xo

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  12. Adorable!

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  13. That's so cute! Love the shade of green. And you're daughter is adorable! Thanks for linking up at The Little Giggler! :)

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