Saturday, April 25, 2015

Sewing for the Granddaughters

I love sewing for the granddaughters.  Hubby says that sewing is all I do.I found these patterns called Olive Ann Designs  at a quilt shop. They really are neat.  They don't have zippers. This one was called "Eazy Peazy Pleats". The hard part was that the dress had 34 pleats each exactly 3/4 inch wide. If you were off a little the bodice lining wouldn't fit.  I ended up doing most of the pleats over again. The rest of the dress went together easily. I made it out of Seersucker.  The border was cut from another piece of seersucker.

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