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Peasant Dress in Beige Tricolor

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Retro / Vintage, Whimsical, Romantic, Cute
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo McCalls 6062

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What materials did you use? Commercial pattern, Cotton and cotton blend fabrics, elastic

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What are you most proud of? I work on 4 or 5 dresses at a time, so finishing all of them is always satisfying. I like this pattern so much, I plan to make more in various sizes.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? There's a lot of gathering involved, so decide on the best method. Reduce the bulk in the slip before attaching to the skirt to gather. I also found that the pattern for the slip ruffle makes a lot of ruffle ! You could cut this by 1/3 and still have a full ruffle. I hand stitched the bands to the bodice, so the stitches would be invisible. Have fun !

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Who will be the lucky recipient of these pretty dresses?

03/01/2012 Flag

They're available for sale at My granddaughters have outgrown this size but I loved the pattern ~

03/02/2012 Flag