Thursday, May 31, 2018

Say Yes to the Dress...a Baby Sundress and Hat

My granddaughter Princess Sunshine is 9 months old and it's time her grandma made her a sundress. We all live in Florida, by the way! I don't think we are actually having spring this year, the summer and lots and lots of rain is what we got!

It's been 8 years since I made her brother's baby clothes and I wasn't sure I was still up to the task. I picked New Look pattern 6353 for the dress and McCall's pattern M6303 for a matching hat. The dress has straps instead of sleeves and elastic in the front and back casings. The dress has a bodice and two layers of gathered skirts. A satin bow can be tied to the strap on one side for added decoration.
 Well it wasn't easy, that hat doesn't go together well. I tried twice and finally just made it work. The size large hat is big and will fit for awhile.
I ended up making three sundresses because the sizes were given by weight and seemed unrealistic. I made one in each size large, medium and small. What you see on her is size small and eventually she will grow into the other two dresses. It was a bit cool in the house, the dress is still pretty large and fits a tee shirt underneath  it. It works well and the baby is comfortable.

All in all, I feel that I was very successful in making this cute outfit for our lovely Princess.
Challenges:
 https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/2018/06/1st-june-classic-design-team-cahallenge.html
https://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com/2018/06/a-perfect-time-to-craft-open-challenge.html
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/2018/05/challenge-summer.html
https://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.com/2018/05/challenge-68.html?m=0
https://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.com/2018/05/challenge-48.html

11 comments:

Granmargaret said...

Lovely work.

Atul Desai said...

Really Beautiful Sweet Dress...

Atul Desai said...

In Pink Dress Smilling Princess look Cute & Charming...

Margy (DS4J) said...

Fabulous, she looks happy!

Veronique Baadjou said...

Looks wonderful on her! Well done!xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous work Carla xx
Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

Dianne DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

Michelle Windsor said...

It looks fantastic on her well done Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Michelle DT Owner/Admin for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/

Annette Stapylton said...

This is just so cute and adorable.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

 

Ania said...

Thank you for sharing with us over here at A Perfect Time To Craft and best of luck with your entry.

Ania DT for

El Rincón de Tatty said...

Love your project, thank you for joining us at Classic Open Design Team Challenge.
Good Luck
Carla DT

Desire Fourie said...

Aw Carla your little grand daughter definitely has the cuteness factor overload. And that pink little sundress is just too pretty for words. Well done, you are an amazing seamstress!
Hugs
Desíre
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