Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Big Top Dress

 Project Run and Play - Week 2 - Spots and Stripes

For this week's theme I was inspired by the following two dresses.
I loved the bold stripe and the contrast with the red and blue:





I had some lovely bold red and white stripe fabric in my stash and used this to create the 'Big Top' dress for Clementine.

I used my Ponyo pattern with the collar omitted in favor of a bias trim and added pockets and a blue ribbon.



For the back enclosure I sewed on these awesome roller skate buttons I've been waiting forever to use!






It's a lovely little casual dress that is very easy care and I love the little treasure pockets!





Clementine giving her best Bjork wink!

See all the entries HERE and play along!

14 comments:

  1. Okay - the dress is super cute, but I can't get over how adorable your daughter is (both of them are)! The twisties all over her head are just too cute and you can see she's got personality to spare!

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  2. Love it!!! Her hair is adorable!

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  3. What a little cutie-pie! I love how you have the stripes in the pockets off-set from those in the skirt. Great job!

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  4. So cute! You have been BUSY!! I'm very partial to red and white stripes, how I'd love that dress as my own.

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  5. I have both of those inspiration dresses pinned on pinterest too! Love stripes, as you can see by my entry this week as well! We think alike :)Great dress!

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  6. Great job on the dress & your baby girl is a beauty!

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  7. Love the dress and the shots of the 2 girls together. Nothing is better than a sister!

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  8. Such a little cutie and a lovely dress too

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  9. The girls both look gorgeous in their new dresses!

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  10. I have had that same Boden dressed pinned forever! Your version is adorable!

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  11. This dress is adorable and your little girl is so dang cute. That last picture kills me!
    liZ

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  12. Beautiful dresses and that yellow one is absolutely GORGEOUS! Mel x

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