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sunflower dress

 On with the parade.  This was actually the first attempt on this version of the tunic/dress.  I had this sunflower fabric (long ago from Valori Wells) in my stack forever, like too forever.  

I was thinking of getting rid of it, but then I figure I might as well dice into it and see what it would look like.  My stash is getting smaller-ish, still too much, I suppose I’ll be happy when I can fit it all in my shelves again.  The good thing is that my scrap bins are overflowing.  Yay!

Anyway, Emily loves her dress, it’s so cute to see her button it up.

26 Responses to sunflower dress

  1. Lynne Tilley 07.18.2012 at 11:59 am #

    I love this dress, as well as the tunic. Adoreable little girl, too :) :) Love the fabric. Very very cute pattern.

  2. giddy99 07.18.2012 at 12:20 pm #

    that is DARLING! Brilliant in the sunflower fabric!

  3. Emily 07.18.2012 at 12:43 pm #

    She is so cute! The fabric is great for this dress!

  4. syocom 07.18.2012 at 12:46 pm #

    So cute. I love the dress. a perfect run around during the summer dress. It could also be easily adapted for fall too, by wearing a shirt underneath. I think kids have the funnest clothes some times.

  5. Erin 07.18.2012 at 2:27 pm #

    She’s seriously cute in that dress!

  6. Jenny 07.18.2012 at 2:56 pm #

    Very, very cute.

  7. Kathya 07.18.2012 at 3:19 pm #

    so i just read your links and you mentioned about turning this dress into a pattern? are you still thinking of that?
    I would love to have it in my pattern stash. :)

  8. Leslie 07.18.2012 at 3:44 pm #

    perfect fabric perfect dress

  9. Jess@craftiness is not optional 07.18.2012 at 4:21 pm #

    adorable, Anna! Sometimes I give my friends fabric and then they make something really cute with it and I get jealous…lol! I guess I need to see the potential more sometimes! Hey-we should swap some scraps!

  10. holly | bijou lovely 07.18.2012 at 5:25 pm #

    Super cute Anna! The girl and the dress :)

  11. Peggie 07.18.2012 at 7:01 pm #

    I need this pattern NOW ;) Looks like a cute starting school dress. So cute!

  12. Katy Cameron 07.18.2012 at 7:41 pm #

    Very cute, and love the poses lol

  13. Gina 07.19.2012 at 12:09 am #

    I think I made a dress for my daughter with a very similar pattern ( burda) many years ago now . She is 22 . Emily looks so cute . I love a kid with PERSONALITY ! The dress looks cute too !

  14. gail 07.19.2012 at 2:14 am #

    enjoying the parade and love that sunny fabric!! :)

  15. erica 07.19.2012 at 7:00 am #

    Darling! Love the wooden buttons :)

  16. Tansy Dolls 07.19.2012 at 9:10 am #

    Hahaha…very cute dress and I love the faces and poses your daughter is making. Reminds me of my daughter Aria. :D

  17. **nicke... 07.19.2012 at 9:27 am #

    you are such a good seamstress. it looks like you bought it at target! ( i love target) your girls crack me up every time!

  18. Lynette 07.19.2012 at 10:41 am #

    Very sweet…. and the sun dress too! My daughter was also a little blondie! I use to love sewing for my little girl!! I made summer dresses, fancy ruffled & lacy dresses for weddings, pj.s, nightgowns, robes, corduroy pants, tops and a swimsuit cover-up. Good times!

  19. feelincrafty 07.21.2012 at 2:22 am #

    O, how funny! I was taking pictures of my son in a vest that I made today. And I think I got that same shot you did in the second picture! exactly the same!!

  20. justsewaudrey 07.23.2012 at 8:16 am #

    oh my I LOVE these pics. Your lil one seems to be a hoot and the dress is nothing less of beautiful!

  21. Delia 07.24.2012 at 7:16 pm #

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  22. Delia 07.24.2012 at 7:17 pm #

    ha ha…I LOVE her spunk. She and my Reid would get along swimmingly. Such a pretty dress. Sunflowers are my favorite flower!

  23. sewtakeahike 07.27.2012 at 6:34 am #

    Adorable, Anna!!! That’s a perfect fabric for that pattern and your Emily is the cutest!

  24. bikini swimwear 08.11.2012 at 6:26 am #

    She is so cute! The fabric is great for this dress!

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