In the Garden Twirly Easter Dress April 23, 2011 – Posted in: dress, Easter, girls clothes, sewing

My 7yo daughter was also very opinionated about her dress style. She wanted a “poofy” skirt and straps instead of sleeves (she said spaghetti straps and I said “NO”). So, I checked out my bookmarked list and found this tutorial. She totally approved! The straps are the minimum 1″ wide allowed in the school dress code, so it should be OK to wear to school if she wants, and the skirt is two full widths of the fabric- so it is very “poofy.”

I was really nervous to do the shirring because I had never tried it before and it is the very last step! I saw it done on Martha Stewart a few years ago and figured I could handle it. Luckily, it worked just fine.

Thanks for bearing with me as I showed off my girlies’ Easter dresses the past few days! Happy Easter!!!

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