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Nora's dress

Added Aug 30, 2011

by fruzsi

Copenhagen, Denmark

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I made this dress for my cousin’s daughter. She is one year old and she will wear it when she will be baptized.

I made the pattern myself and learned a lot on the way. I especially had a hard time sewing the ribbon on the dress, but in the end I figured how to do it. The blue “flower” turned out a little too heavy for this dress – I used cotton – but next time I know I should choose a lighter fabric.

I was very nervous in the beginning, because the satin and organza are so much more delicate and lighter fabrics, than the ones I worked with before, plus I had a very tight deadline. But in the end, I was very proud, that I could make it in time (though I skipped a night of sleeping), and I was very happy how it turned out.
It was just heartbreaking sending it away with the post right after…

Categories

For
Children
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton, Organza, Satin

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    Oct 19, 2011, 01.53 PMby nocjestciemna

    It’s really pretty! And pictures are great too.

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    Aug 31, 2011, 02.39 PMby turtlegirl00

    what a beautiful baptismal gown!!

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      Sep 1, 2011, 10.23 PMby fruzsi

      Thanks you!

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    Aug 31, 2011, 02.17 PMby hdk100

    Lovely dress, the young lady will be proud to see the photos years later… :) (Nagyon szép!)

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      Sep 1, 2011, 10.23 PMby fruzsi

      Koszonom szepen! :) En is remelem, hogy tetszeni fog majd neki, bar addig meg biztos varrok neki jo par ruhat…

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    Aug 31, 2011, 03.55 AMby tailorstack

    This is so beautiful. How did you make the flower?

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      Sep 1, 2011, 10.14 PMby fruzsi

      Thanks! Glad, you ask about the flower. It took me a few hours to figure out what I want, and how I can make it. I made like 3 different kind of flowers. It still doesn’t look like how I imagined, but it was fairly easy to make.

      I took a long fabric, I folded it lengthwise and baste stitched it, then I just simply gathered the fabric along the stitch and formed a flower. I made 3 blue and one purple flower and sewed them together. I hope it was clear enough. :)

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    Aug 31, 2011, 12.20 AMby kinsmana

    Beautiful!

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      Aug 31, 2011, 12.33 AMby fruzsi

      thank you!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 11.01 PMby fashionfreek

    Looks nice.

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      Aug 31, 2011, 12.33 AMby fruzsi

      thanks!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 10.05 PMby MientjiB

    Absolutely lovely :-)

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      Aug 30, 2011, 10.42 PMby fruzsi

      Thanks! :)

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