Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Big Sister Dress!



Every soon-to-be big sister needs to have a special dress, right? A dress that announces to the world that she will soon lose her status as an "only child"!
 
I have a very good friend in Utah that is going to be a grandma for the second time this fall. When her grand-daughter was born, I made 2 sweet, personalized bibs for her. Now this little darling will soon be 2 years old and is making way in her world for a sibling!
 
So, I got to work and made a Big Sister dress! I didn't know her size, but guessed it would be close to a 2T. This silly Butterick pattern came in sizes L and XL, so I chose the XL. I think she'll be able to wear it next summer too, with shorts or leggings. Once a big sister, always a big sister, right?
 
Here's the back. It turned out so cute!
 
 
 
 
 
Once it made it to Utah, my friend corralled her little sweetie and posted a photo:
 
 
Just as hoped, they all loved it!
And that makes it all worth while.

4 comments:

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  2. Oh my - Such a sweet dress Kathy! You must have made three ladies delighted with that gift - grandma, mom and little girl! I have some vintage sewing patterns for little girls, so am actually really tickled to be able to use them on our new granddaughter after she reaches toddlerhood.

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  3. Beautiful little dress, such pretty colours.

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  4. You made this? How beautiful!
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