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Vintage Easter Dresses

Oooh- the word “vintage” has become oh, so trendy. Yes, I am jumping on the bandwagon. It started out with this… …two flat vintage sheets that my nana bought maybe in the 1970s and vintage trims, notions, and buttons given to me by some friends. The colors matched perfectly. There are 5 colors in the sheets (other than white) and I have 5 girls, so they each got their own accent color. So, after 6…

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Little Diva Dress

As soon as she found the chapstick, I knew I wasn’t getting her to cooperate and look at the camera anymore. Oh, but she looks like a little diva in this ensemble! (For the record, I totally would not put up with diva behavior from my girls, though!) This was my absolute FAVORITE Easter dress this year. It was a lot of work, but totally worth every bit of it! I started making a tutorial…

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Flutter Sleeve Sundress

Besides the zipper, this dress was the easiest Easter dress I made this year. Making the dress was definitely easier than taking pictures of her wearing it! You see, she has an ever-evolving “picture smile” and it has recently morphed into this: Painful, right? One day she will be very embarrassed that I posted these pictures. I am sorry, dear. Just keep practicing that smile, OK? I even tried to get a picture of her…

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Boutique Style Peasant Dress (and Ribbon & Pearls Necklace)

This dress was simple to make… in theory. 🙂   I didn’t take pics of the whole process since I made changes along the way, but I will explain it a little bit here. I made the bodice in a peasant dress style (doesn’t get too much easier than that!) I trimmed the sleeves in eyelet lace after my first idea didn’t work out. I had JUST enough on hand- only an inch to spare!…

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Sneak Peek at the First Easter Dress!

I am busy sewing up a storm over here! One Easter dress is totally finished and two more are started.  The other one is still just a sketch and some random scribblings. I usually like to wait until they are all finished, but I am so excited about this one and I also wanted to audition for The Sew Off, so I only have a few hours to spare before auditions close. 🙂 I designed…

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