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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Maia Dress by Peek-a-Boo Patterns




I am so glad that Amy of Naptime Crafters and Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop is including moi in the 2012 Holiday Tour!!!  What an honor to be sewing along with these super talented blogging and sewing ladies!  I have been following the blogs by Amy and the other girls in the tour for a while and I am so inspired by their creativity!!  The best part about me being part of the blog tour is that I can also offer all my readers a coupon to Amy's patterns!  Enter code: hohoho to receive 25% off your total order!!!  (Valid through 12/8)

Amy is also giving away a pack of 12 patterns!!!  Click below to enter!
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The pattern I chose to sew is the Maia Dress!  I fell in love with the cute ruffle panel in the front and all the piping!  It's been a while since I did piping -
I think the last outfit was Christian's Easter outfit in 2010!




The fabric I chose is a burgundy corduroy that was on sale for cheeeeap at Joann's last month! I love it when I can find deals like that!  I think it was $2-3 a yard?!  I've restricted myself from buying any more fabric until I can make my way through my stash! LOL!


I love how the white piping makes the corduroy pop!  Again, I used my stash....I thought about covering the piping with some homemade bias tape but I couldn't find any fabric that I loved enough to accent the corduroy.

I am a SUCKER for big Peter Pan collars!!!  I have several other patterns on my to-do list that use them!  I'm glad Eva Mae still has many more years to wear hand sewn outfits!
 
 I actually cut out a size 2T since she's in 18 months now.  I wanted it to be roomy enough that she can wear it for the next 3 months and I just took off some length at the bottom and waist.

I didn't do so hot of a job on the button placement - I think it gives that "My mommy made this for me" look!


She is all ready for the Holidays!!!  Thank you Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop!
 
 
 
 
 


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6 comments:

  1. I love corduroy, and this dress is simply beautiful on Eva Mae! It's perfect for Christmas!

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  2. I love it! It is so classic with the piping RaeAnna.

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  3. Look at you, movin' on up! Lovely dress! :)

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    1. Oh! And I'm lovin' your new blog look! very nicE!

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  4. Pretty piping! I love dresses like this that are simple, yet bold!

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