The Robot Dress: nearing completion

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The dress I'm making for the Clothing Sew Along is nearly complete. Well, Monday's lesson portion at least.

I found this fabric a few months back at JoAnn's and it just jumped out at me. My 3 year old loves robots. And what little girl doesn't? Okay, maybe just mine.

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The pattern is See & Sew B5063. It is reminding me that patterns labeled as "Yes! It's easy" can often be confusing. I'm glad I've done a few patterns like this before because it doesn't explain the steps very well. It is giving me many things to explain in Monday's lesson! 

If you clicked through to the pattern, you'll notice I've mixed things up a bit.

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Most obviously, I added sleeves. It's winter after all. I plan to post my sleeve pattern next week if all goes as planned. I know several of you asked for it. The next obvious change is that I used a different fabric for the bodice than the skirt. The bodice is a denim. I'm liking the denim/robot combo. I also top stitched the pleat in the skirt. An easy way to make the pleat stand out. More on that Monday.

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I can't wait to hem it and pop in the zipper!   

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Comments

  1. says

    Cute!! I like the design. You can’t account for personalities of these little guys. Given a choice between dollies and a stuffed dog she’ll pick the dog!

  2. Karen N says

    That os gorgeous. Love the denim bodice. I think that really makes it something special and the puffy sleeves.