Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Confection Perfection!

Can you take one more "Olivia"? I promise I will cool it for a while after this one. This is yet another dress made from the "Olivia" pattern but I altered this one as well. As I did in the last photos, I added another skirt and I also added a band of fabric around the bottom of the top skirt. On this one I also added some really fun pockets to jazz it up a bit more. Now I have to say, I wasn't sure about this one at first. There is a lot going on in this dress and generally speaking I like things a bit more simple but Abby loves it and yesterday when we were out taking photos the response was overwhelming. I had one lady offer to buy the dress on the spot! But Abby said "Sorry, it's not for sale, it's mine." she was very polite but firm with her answer. All of these prints can be found at Allegro Fabrics and if you are interested in any of them I would pop over there quickly and grab them as I am sure they will disappear quickly. Abby and I had a blast at the frozen yogurt shop and it was a great treat after our busy morning.



chickadee said...

I love this one too!!! The colors are amazing and the pockets are the perfect finishing touch!!!!

Nicole Spring (Frontier Dreams) said...

This is so so sweet! And,oh my how she has grown since I last saw her in 2009!!!I think I need to use one of your dress patterns for Easter dresses but now which one?!?!?

Charmaine McLaughlin said...

Your photo shoots are so clever and so much fun!! Love the candy dress!!

Ronda said...

Thank you so much Dawn for giving us even more ideas for this wonderful dress.Its like buy one pattern get a number of great ideas for changing it up free. Its a steal I mean deal:) lol

Grandsie's Sew Busy said...

One FABULOUS dress!!! WIll you share your pocket technique?? PLEASE


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