InstructionsI sent my husband and four-year-old daughter out tonight for their first ever Valentineís daddy-daughter dance. Did you do this as a child?? I remember going to at least one daddy-daughter dance with my dad at The Barn, a converted barn that was owned by our Park District. I remember dancing with my dad, standing on his feet so that he could help me keep time. My mom made me a twirl skirt ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Romantic, Cute, Retro / Vintage
fabric (velveteen, jersey, flannel), tulle, felt, buttons
What was your inspiration?
I found this great purple velveteen at a thrift store and I wanted to do something fancy with it for Cora.
What are you most proud of?
I like how the flowers and leaves turned out - I've never sewn those sort of details directly onto a garment before.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you want to blind stitch the hem, leave time for it! Also, I wish I had marked the seam lines (or what I was using for them) on the ruffles before I began gathering.