The excitement of my new sewing machine got the best of me and I tried a few more challenging projects this weekend.
My dear 80 year old neighbor gave me a ton of fabric, thread and bias tape (which I knew nothing about) to experiment with. The first dress was a free pattern I found online, but it was for a 11 pound baby ~ Lily is 21 pounds. I attempted to modify it to fit Lily but I quickly realized I know nothing about sewing. While the first dress turned out better than I expected, I pulled the darn bias tape out at least 3 times and the dress doesn’t really fit Lily. See for yourself.
I plan to change out the straps with a thicker 1/2 inch satin ribbon.
And finally a few pictures of Lily playing in her dress.
Hmmm, the wheels are already turning…what can I do for Jacob??
If you are looking for a pattern, click here to link to the tutorial I used.