Friday, September 19, 2014

The Geranium Dress

After making this little baby quilt, I had half of the panel print leftover. Of course it would make the perfect skirt, but I wanted to try my hand at making a dress for my daughter with it. I decided on the Geranium Dress from Made by Rae. I made a size 4T for my little girl which ended up being fairly true to size. She generally wears a 4 or 5. It's slightly large on her, and I hope it lasts her a while.

The skirt is slightly less gathered than the pattern suggests simply because I didn't have enough fabric. It still worked out just fine.


 My daughter likes longer dresses so I added a wide hem in Pure Elements Verve Violet. It coordinates perfectly with the Wee Wander fabric.


I struggled a bit on the neckline, but the scallop neck adds such cute detail.




The pattern was well written and easy to follow. I bought the bundle of both size sets. Hopefully I'll be making one of two more of these dresses in the future!

8 comments:

  1. Your dress is perfect! I need to try this pattern when my little girl gets a bit older.

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  2. I just love it! I don't think I have the sewing skills to make this (as I am basically a self-taught quilter) but I admire it greatly! )

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  3. have been catching up on my blog reading. just love what you have been doing lately. The dress and bag are awesome.

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  4. The dress turned out so pretty. I'm sure your daughter will love wearing it!

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  5. Such a cute idea and your daughter will love it. Hope to see a picture of her wearing it.

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