Spring Dress Sewing Project

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After sewing one thing, I sorta get ‘sewing fever’ and I want to sew every day. The desire to create takes over…until I either hit a dry spell or overkill. A few weeks ago, I made a cute pillowcase dress for Lydia. I liked it so much, I made one for her friend for her birthday, too. I love choosing contrasting/coordinating fabrics to get a fun feel! Here’s the pattern if you’re interested in making one, too.

pillowcase dress

 

And then…I decided to use some fabric that I purchased at an independently-owned fabric store in Atlanta last summer. I love the colors and the whimsical rabbit and flower pattern.

rabbit fabric

I just couldn’t figure out what to do with it…until I found this snap wrap dress. I printed the pattern and made it slightly larger so that it’s probably about a 3T/4T. I love the wrap in the front and alter in the back. I also like that I somehow managed to line the pattern in the front up so well. Usually I use patterns where directionality/placement don’t matter, so this was a new challenge for me.

snap wrap dress front

snap wrap dress back

 

About Carrie Wells, Ed.D.

Dr. Carrie Wells is a college instructor, blogger, wife, and work-at-home mother to two children, Lydia {age 8} and Bryce {age 6}. Carrie earned her doctorate in Special Education in 2008. After becoming a mother in 2009, Carrie began blogging as Huppie Mama to share her passions for cooking, crafting, beautifying, and her family. In 2016, she rebranded as Our Potluck Family, and her husband Richard became a regular contributor.

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