Jun 23, 2016

Patriotic Patchwork Dress

Since Independence Day is just around the corner, I thought I'd share my daughter's patriotic wrap dress. I made this dress for her a couple years ago, and it still fits! Instead of using a button or snaps to close the dress, I made a massive sash to tie around her waist. Although the dress still fits her, I realized that this will be her last summer wearing this dress, which is one of my favorite sewing creations. 

To create this dress, I used the Snap Wrap Dress pattern & tutorial.  I followed the tutorial, but instead of using just one piece of fabric for the skirt portion of the dress, I used four patriotic fabrics to create a patchwork look. Then I made the sash to hold it all together!
the wrap dress without the sash
the sash
My daughter had a fun day in her dress when she wore it during a fun trip to the zoo.


6 comments:

  1. I love this dress! My grand daughter would just adore this.

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    1. Thanks! I'm sure your granddaughter would be adorable in it!

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  2. Not sure which is cuter - the dress or the daughter! great job Monroe!

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  3. That is just adorable! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Summer Time Fun party. Pinned.

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  4. How cute is that dress on your daughter! Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 20 for All Things American (red, white, and blue), open until July 25. All party entries shared if social media buttons installed.

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