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Smocked Easter Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Girls
Style Cute, Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Classic, Romantic
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What materials did you use? Printed Cotton Fabric for the dress, Symphony Cotton/Poly Fabric in white for the smocking & Madiera appliqued scallops, Embroidery Floss - various colors to make the smocked stitches

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What are you most proud of? I'm proud of the fact that my Lord & Savior gave me the creativity and ability to smock and sew to make a beautiful heirloom dress for my granddaughter. I don't follow a pattern to do the smocking or to make the dress. After many years of smocking & dressmaking, I've learned to create my own designs & dress patterns.

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The dress is beautiful and your little Tootsie is as well. I must try smocking it looks so lovely.

05/17/2013 Flag

Thank you HellyH for the kiind compliments! I love to do hand-smocking! It's a relaxing thing to do while watching TV in the evening with my hubby!

05/18/2013 Flag

Simply stunning!

05/19/2013 Flag

oh my - what a nice compliment! Thank you!!

05/19/2013 Flag

Wow! It's beautiful, but looks oh so difficult.

05/19/2013 Flag

Thank you! After many years of smocking & sewing, it wasn't too hard, but I must admit the Madiera applique did pose a challenge! The first time I did the scalloped hem, I did it upside down!! But it was worth all the work to see my little tootsie in it!!

05/20/2013 Flag

This is just beautiful!!!

05/21/2013 Flag

I appreciate your kind compliment, Kris!

01/10/2014 Flag

Beautiful heirloom dress.

05/22/2013 Flag

Thank you so much, tt

05/24/2013 Flag