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Sewing With APlan for Kids Clothes Week.

These are from various issues of Ottobre magazine.

2nd pick Easter dress

Pattern: Ottobre 3/2012 #28 Hawaiian Flowers Dress
Fabric: 1 yard Heather Bailey, Nicey Jane, Lindey Leaf - Pink
Notions: elastic thread
Total Cost: ~$4.50
Size: 128cm
Child's Age: 8

[Cardigan: Target; Salt Water yellow sandals]
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I wanted to make the Trumpet Flowers Dress from the 3/2012 issue since I got it. I even got a hold of the fabric from the magazine but my daughter was too scrawny last year to fit into the smallest size. I meant to make it for Easter but I ran out of time, and I didn't want to be making it in a rush since I've been considering it a special project. So, instead, I picked the Hawaiian Flowers Dress #28 from the same issue and used a fabric from my stash. I was very pleased with it. I think she's finally at the point where size 128cm fits her! It worked out great for a casual Easter spent mostly playing out in the back yard.


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