Friday, June 04, 2010

a dress, not a shirt


So, I started making Stella the ruffled halter. But she was much more excited about the popover sundress, another free oliver + s pattern, that I was making. She kept telling me, rather seriously, "A dress, not a shirt." So now both of the girls have new summer dresses.



My favorite thing about oliver + s patterns is that the inside of the garment is finished almost as well as the outside. They are just wonderful, and these easy dresses were no exception. They were fun to make and the girls love them in a major way.

19 comments:

  1. Steph they are adorable. Love your choice of material and of course Mabel's is pink!

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  2. these turned out so sweet. i also recently made the popover for my little one. my first clothing project ever!

    oh, and i completely agree with you about how nicely the dress is finished on the inside. i've been showing off the seams to anyone who will listen to me. :)

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  3. Cute! And I love the pics of your girls. Wish I could take such great pictures.

    Thanks for the links to the patterns. I'd like to give them both a try.

    Great work!

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  4. Very pretty! Are those linens? Email me and tell me where you found them. :-)

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  5. I think I could look at that first picture of Stella all day.

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  6. That pattern looks just like a 4th of July dress I had as a kid. I may need to get to work and make some for my girls. Once again you inspire me!

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  7. Wow, I love the print of these dresses!

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  8. so so cute. the girls AND the dresses!

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  9. Congrats on your new addition. You have a super cute family. Just stumbled across your blog and thought I'd say hello:)

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  10. Adorable... and does Mama have a matching dress?

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  11. Wow, thanks for sharing this :) I love the fabrics you chose!

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  12. Such cute summer dresses, I would love to be able to make these. Stella and Mabel are darling too.

    It will be another week until Sophie and Elliot can hang out. We have a baby blessing this Sunday.

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  13. i'm jealous your girls can wear those dresses, my girls would frezze here its still like 60* here and windy. arizona sounds better everyday.

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  14. so cute! good job making them steph!

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  15. Adorable need I say more!

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  16. Okay, I am in New York, and I just went to Purl Soho and bought some of the cutest fabric. Remembering this post, I wanted to see the dresses you made again, and i actually bought the same exact fabric you have for Stella's dress, not realizing it...too funny! I can't wait to make my girls these dresses, I will post them when I finish!

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  17. Those are SOOO cute!

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