Summer Dress

Summer is almost over here in Michigan and I had the urge to sew a summer dress for my little princess !!!!!!. I hope you understand that we all go crazy once in a while….its my turn now ;-).

I have a designer friend, who is preparing for her ramp show. Looking at her beautiful, awesome dresses I thought of sewing some dress. I have a handy model, who is ready to wear whatever I sew for her :-).

I went through this list of Melissa’s 30 days of summer dresses tutorials and found a simple pattern from “Stitched by Crystal“, which I could easily follow with the materials I had.

I picked some beautiful yet modern fabrics from my stash, which I got from “intrepid thread” a while  ago. I won a gift card for this shop at Happy Quilting Melissa’s QAL. Here is the picture of one of the bundles of fat quarters I picked from the shop. Their service and communication is awesome. Fabrics are exactly as shown… Julie(owner of the shop) is awesome to deal with.

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I selected three fabrics for the dress and here is the picture of the finished dress.

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Here is the picture of the dress with its rightful owner….and the big brother, who wanted to be a part of the picture too :-).

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She was running around with the dress quite comfortably. hopefully this will fit until next summer :-). If not I will definitely alter it :-). Thank You Crystal for the beautiful pattern :-).

Yesterday was Lord Ganesha Festival for Indians. We celebrated it in a simple way, yet kids had fun!!!!!!!.  May Lord Ganesha blesses and brings good luck to everyone out there :-).

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We will be moving to a new home this month end and lots to pack and prepare. So no sewing for almost for a month(hopefully I can resist from touching my machine). ….Will meet you in my next post…till then be good :-).

Love,

Jyothi

Linking this to Crazymom Quilts  and confession of a fabric addict.

 

 

 

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14 responses

  1. Awesome job Jyo!!!

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  2. What a great idea to use FQs. I never would have thought to use a different FQ for the back but it works brilliantly. I’m off to check my stash for some ideas!

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    1. Thank You Emma :-). I couldn’t use the flowery fabric anywhere else. That’s how I thought of adding it here.

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  3. Beautiful! Clever idea using FQs – it looks fabulous.

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  4. Wow….very nice Juothi

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  5. Very nice. SO inspiring

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  6. Love the dress, good luck with the move!

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    1. Thanks you Judy :-). I need it !!!!!!!!!

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  7. So cool and comfortable! Good job!

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