Monday, December 5, 2011

Christmas Carol Dresses!

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I love making my daughters handmade things.
This year our family received tickets to the Christmas Carol and I wanted the girls to dress up nice.
Since my youngest is a size 5 and the oldest is a size 8 it is hard to find dresses that match, luckily I can create them!
I found in my stash two yards of this red and green, plaid, taffeta. I bought the black at Joann’s in the dress apparel section for $15, so these dresses were $7.50 a piece!
I used the Precious Dresses Pattern from Carla C., the Scientific Seamstress.
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My favorite feature of this pattern is the buttons in the back. This is a pictures of the back of the bodice.
The buttons are enclosed! There is a little flap over the buttons, so no one sees them.
The bodice takes the most time in this project to make. However after making one you do get faster.
I love the pattern directions by Carla. She explains every step in so much detail. The pattern itself is 164 pages.
We can’t wait to see the Christmas Carol!
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2 comments:

Pam said...

Absolutely gorgeous dresses!!! Thanks for the link to the pattern.

Jen@thecraftingfiend said...

adorable!!!! the covered button placket is a fav feature of mine too in this pattern!