Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Little dress update

Well what else do you do on a wet afternoon.!
I had cleaned my car, done the ironing and made a homemade chicken soup lunch so I reckoned the rest of the day was mine!!!
So here is the little dress all finished. I made it slightly larger than planned so that it will probably fit little L.
I have enough fabic left to make her big sister P. one too!!

Here is a close up of the applique.
I like the idea of applying them with Bondaweb and then free machining round them. Its quick and easy and each one will always be different.

I know, these days, children's clothes are so cheap that it's hardly worth all the effort but I enjoy the challenge and I suppose the pattern only used about 50p worth of fabric and a couple of pretty buttons.
Well worth the effort, I think.


Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

awww that is sooo adorable!! Can you make those sleepy bag things? My sister was just saying earlier she needs one for Eva but they are all too big for her because she is so ickle! Helen x

Twiglet said...

Hehe - I have never made one but guess I could if given a picture of one to copy and measurements etc.

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

he he!! here's a link Baby gro bags

I can ask my sister for measurements. How much would it be? I have debated on making one myself but I'm not that fab with sewing & don't really have the space at the minute to get my machine out.

Tracey said...

This is sooo gorgeous, what a clever twiglet you are.

Toucan Scraps said...

such a pretty little dress

joey said...

awww this is gorgeous! beautiful fabric

Lynne in NI said...

Awwww your little dress is soooo sweet! My mum used to make lots of our clothes when we were little, unfortunately I didn't inherit her dressmaking talents!

Serendipity Stamping said...

This is the cutest little dress. If you enjoy it keep on doing it.

bayou said...

Oh so nice! All one needs is a little girl.

Shropshire Suz said... must be real pleased
Hugs Suz x

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Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

That is lovely! Well done! I'm so impressed! Patsy from

silverpebble said...

Oh that's totally adorable - absolutely perfect. I love finding hand-made dresses for my little ones and this will be treasured.

Felted House said...

This is so, so beautiful, what a lovely design you have done - it's always so good to see things that haven't been mass-produced. I sadly had no girls to dress up in pretty dresses - and it might be a very long wait for a grand-daughter! xx

Paula Gale said...

this is stunning Jo. You are so so talented - I am in admiration of you. The little pics around the bottom are adorable.

Paula x x x