Added Jan 5, 2013
I used the Japanese pattern book Happy Homemade Kids to make this little dress for my friends little girl.
I have always loved having these books on my shelf and flicking through them but have never used them.
I was surprised at how easy most of the patterns are. I decided on the ruffle dress which has a ribbon inserted through casing to create the shoulder straps and is tied in a bow at the back.
I also added a decorative ribbon which I found in Burdastyle Mag 3/2012 for a special touch.
100% cotton voile.
Ribbon, embroidery floss, beads and button for decorative tassel.
New at BurdaStyle Videos!
You’ll learn how to sew a fully lined jacket, a notched collar, buttoned cuffs, and much more!
Leopard print, stripes, and mod coats for fall.
Fashion & Trends
We’re counting down 10 of our favorite patterns in rock & roll leather. suede, and denim!
Member Project of the Week
Lace, freshwater pearls, and a high low hem add up to one stunning dress!
Bright colors and cute animals decorate these dresses and shorts.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.