Monday, April 8, 2013

Mod Dots Pleated Dress

pattern: Pleated Dress by Leila & Ben
size: 12months
materials: cotton blend outer, quilting cotton lining, poly resin snaps, purchased piping

Sorry for the blur - she never stops moving!

Fun pattern, once again! The fabric is leftover from my sewing room curtains. It has a fault every so often - the pocket and the tag are covering the two that were on this length of fabric!  The piping was a bear to get in nicely... I could not figure out how to do square inside corners without having it bench out. Oh, well...  Buttonholes refused to work evenly on this because of the bulk of the piped edge, so I did snaps instead. Abigail is in size 1T or 18mo now, so I'd say this pattern fits a little on the large size.


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