The next look for Spring was actually Hannie’s Easter dress. Well, and really it was her second Easter dress to boot. The first one had some major issues ;(
So, the day before Easter when I finally succumbed to the fact that the first dress wasn’t going to work, I got the idea for this dress and made it up in about 3 hours flat.
I made the bodice from a sloper and then drafted the collar to fit. The back is a simple, invisible zipper and the whole thing was made from Kona cotton. (I love that cotton.)
And the skirt….well, was a math mistake. (That happens to you too, right?) I meant the dress to be tea-length, but it ended up floor-length. I was going to cut it off after the third tier, but the minute Hannie saw that it was floor-length—-she thought it was the most amazing dress. Ever.
So, although it’s not my first choice, it was meant to be something she loved….and floor-length it stayed.
It is especially twirly.
(The skirt is two and a half yards of fabric itself.)
And when you are seven, twirly is just the thing 😉
PS–Be back tomorrow with a tutorial!