Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Look! It's a Dress!

It doesn't suck!

Does it look "home-sewn"? Probably. (That seems to be one of the worst possible insults Michael Kors can throw at somebody, so evidently it is to be avoided.) Does it have a few issues? Most definitely. (Bias facing? What? How?) Does my daughter like it? Yes, she does. Am I proud of myself for overcoming my irrational fear of garment sewing? Totally.

Okay, mission accomplished! You might even see a summer version of this one of these days.

16 comments:

  1. Congrats on getting over your fear of garment sewing! The dress looks great and I especially love the photo of your girl twirling in it :)

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  2. It's about as far from "suck" as you can get - well done! And way to overcome your fear. That your little girl loves it is the highest praise. Hooray!

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  3. Awesome, I'm so excited for you!! And of course she loves it, it looks like a great twirling dress. Good for you - and it doesn't look homemade to me, it looks fantastic! :)

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  4. I love it!

    I know what you mean about home sewn. Most of my friends and family know what I create, but I strive to make things that strangers would think are store bought. ;)

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  5. The pleats look awesome! Good job Lee!!! I bought that same pattern this summer and I have only looked at it. Any tips?

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  6. It definitely DOESN'T suck!! I love it!

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  7. OMG Lee! I did the same thing when my daughter was the same age! lol Mine was a "dumbed down" dress - a band with straps, no curved neck. Good for you!!! You did great! Glad to know there are other quilters afraid of garment sewing. ; ) Love your pretty photos!!

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  8. I think it's adorable! It looks like something you would find in a swanky little girl's boutique...

    Jennifer :)

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  9. Very cute! You did a fantastic job!Clothing scares me. I made a skirt recently for my daughter and it was such a disaster that she hid it under her bed.
    That is such a darling picture of your cutie twirling too.

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  10. nice work Lee. :)

    I'm so impressed. (I'm also a bit scared of garments or any 3-dimensional sewing!). :)

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  11. Yay! It looks great. Have a great (warm) Thanksgiving.

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  12. Lovely little dress and I love your daughter's obvious delight in dancing in it!

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  13. Adorable! (And I think kids are the best people to sew for--they seem to appreciate it the most!)

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