A Nivalis dress for my sick little girl.

This has got to be one of the longest weeks ever!  Anita has been sick for almost a week.  I thought she was better on Tuesday but no, the fever came back and we are still at home cuddling on the couch all day long – sigh!  Last night I was feeling sorry for myself so I had a glass of wine and did some sewing therapy and oh it was so good!  Since Anita is also sick of being sick I made a dress for her and she was so happy this morning when she woke up and saw her new dress.

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The Diana Wrap Dress.

With the help of Wardrobe by me I will soon have a full wardrobe by me!

My newest item is the Diana Wrap Dress, which was just released.  At first I wasn’t sure a wrap dress was my thing but I’m totally sold.  You should definitely check out all the other tester versions, there are some amazing pieces there.  Some are casual like mine, some are smoking hot and some are really elegant.  So making a wrap dress to match your style is no problem!

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What happened to April?!

I only manage to sew one garment in April, I swear that month just flew by!  With Easter, my second oldest son’s Confirmation and my mom visiting from Iceland, April was a fantastic month but just went by way to fast!  Time flies when you’re having fun, am I right?

What I did sew was a dress (no surprise there I guess) for my daughter to wear to her brothers Confirmation.  As soon as I saw that pattern for the first time I knew I would make it for that occasion.  I think it is one of the sweetest little dress pattern I have seen, it has the perfect balance between fancy and girly I think.  I am of course talking about the Ethereal Dress by Figgy’s.

So do you want to see some photos of my little cutie in her dress?

The main fabric is some quilting cotton from my local fabric shop and for the flounce I used chiffon.  I had to go into hiding while I was sewing this one as I was sure she would want to put it on at once and wear it to daycare, and I was right she practically squealed when she saw it and ripped of the clothes she was wearing so she could put on her new dress.
I sewed up a size 3 for my skinny little almost 3 year old.  The dress is a little roomy but thats how we like them anyway so we are very happy with how it came out!
And here is the whole gang.  Anita is the only one wearing mommy made clothes this time around, I don’t think my 15 or 18 year old would agree to wear something I made anyway, but I hope to venture into sewing for myself as well as for my little ones.
I am so rich!! 🙂
Love 
Dagbjört.