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Friday, June 7, 2013

Papaya Whip


I made this dress almost a year ago, so the pudgy 3 year old is now 4 and lanky in comparison. The dress was all cut out but I didn't get to it until the end of the summer, so unfortunately it didn't get many wears.

I like the simple dress with the bow as the main feature. It's difficult to see in the photo, but the dress also has a center front panel. It's supposed to be lined, but I faced the neck and arm edges instead.



I cut out a new bloomers pattern for this one and was surprised to see how billowy they are! I suppose they'd be cute on a younger toddler, but they're a bit much on a 3 1/2 year old. They're also supposed to be lined and ruffled. Again, simplicity reigned.


Huh, there's a button there!


And lastly, the hat. Luckily this one still fits and will get many more wears over the summer.


The stats:

Fabric: pale pink linen

Dress: Papaya Whip Linen Dress (Ottobre 3-2011-8)
Bloomers: Frilly Ruffle Bloomers (Ottobre 3-2011-7)
Hat: Little Sailor Hat (Ottobre 3-2011-9)


5 comments:

  1. This is beyond adorable. Oh, the dress and bloomers are very nice, too ;-) !

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  2. Very cute! I loved making our girls hats when they were that age. Now they have so many opinions about what I make them. LOL

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  3. Too cute...love that bow detail.

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  4. So cute! My daughters used to have matching dresses and hats, but that's all over now (sigh!). enjoy it!

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  5. You've made an amazing set for her. Too cute:)

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