Friday, April 5, 2013

Of Royal Birth

Hello again everyone! This dress is my sew along entry for Sew-vivor's second theme, Buttons.

A few weeks ago when I got Kent's alphabet fabric Lorelai picked out this princess fabric for herself. I LOVE this fabric.

When I started this project I didn't have any idea how it would come out except that I wanted it to have a scalloped hem. I found this tutorial through Pinterest quite some time ago and I've been itching to use it in a project and I'll tell you what. It is amazing! I think that the best tip was this:
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"when you get to the place in between each scallop, turn and do 1 st. before turning into the next scallop."

The scalloping, ha! It doesn't seem like scalloping would be a word. Anyway, the scalloping took a really long time but was totally worth it. This dress is in my top 5 Lorelai dresses made by me. Once the scallops were done the rest of the dress came together right quick. When it was all sewn together I had Lorelai try it on.

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Cute kid right? It was looking good but I felt like something was missing. These little princesses and their castles needed a little more bling. That was just as well, to qualify for the challenge her dress still needed some buttons somewhere. So I went to my stash and pulled out these jeweled  buttons I've been hoarding for over a year and sewed them on the bodice for a faux necklace effect. I know I am biased but I think it all turned out crazy cute. Don't take my word for it. See for yourself :)

046 022 018 016 020 It wasn't my intent but it turns (haha) out that this dress is prefect for twirling! I think it looks like a cupcake :) 4.5.2013.1 And back by popular demand, Lorelai Poses! 4.5.2013.2

Thanks for stopping by!

I'm linked up at the Ladybird Ln. and The Train to Crazy


  1. i really like the shape of the bodice as well. the sleeves are pretty dang cute.

  2. The model is as pretty as her mother is talented.

  3. This dress is darling!!! I'm featuring it on Sew-vivor today, and you were picked as this week's winner! If you could email me your shipping address, that's all I need. Thanks!

  4. Stopping by from Sewvivor....This is beautiful!! I love it. And your kid is SO precious!

    1. Thanks for coming by, I'm glad you like it!