water colour heart sparkle button dress you are fun and silly.. I mean whimsical

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This is my second Alder shirt dress by the lovely Jen of Grainline Studio. I am a huge fan of Jen’s. I have made 4 moss skirts, 8 scout tees and 3 archers with more of each in the works! I love the drafting, the construction, the versatility, and the way the finished items fit so well into my wardrobe.

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I never know which buttons I will use when I begin. I like to audition them right near the end of the sewing process. I’m always a bit in awe of other bloggers who seem to know right from the start just what to choose. In the end I thought seeing as I went with the cute gathered skirt option, in cute kitty/heart water colour fabric, I may as well go all out and choose the cute sparkle buttons!

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Two weeks ago I accidentally sewed one of my french seams back to front, and then last weekend I didn’t read the instructions and struggled with the first right angled french seam, but today I plucked up and finished the dress. I’m super happy and relieved because I love it!

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My bro even helped me out and took the photos for me! In the photo below I was trying to get him to give me pose ideas… Yeah I’ll be working on that! But I do love this dress!

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One thought on “water colour heart sparkle button dress you are fun and silly.. I mean whimsical

  1. I really love your blog, your posts are all so beautiful and inspiring! I just followed you, it would be great if we could support each other 🙂 I am so glad I got to discover you ❤

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