Friday, April 5, 2013

Of Royal Birth

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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!


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10 comments:

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

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

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  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!

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

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

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