The Birthday Dress

What do you give a little girl for her birthday?

‘Does your niece like pretty dresses?’ I asked my friend. ‘Yeh! She loves pretty dresses.’ ‘That settles it then, I’m making a dress for her birthday.’

Children grows up very quickly and before you know it, they are usually taller than you.  I am very aware of this fact and when I make something for a child,  I tend to make a garment which allow it to grow with the children.  So when making this dress, I incorporated  adjustment straps on the shoulder and around the waist which can be untied and readjusted to suit the child.

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The straps are basically just an extension to the shoulder seam, cut long enough so they can be tied and adjusted when required.

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The pattern of the dress is cut loose with a strap around the was it which can also be adjusted to suit the child.

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As you can see, the print I went for was very cute and simple. Let’s hope that the birthday girl approve of this!

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About syvyaw

Eat, sleep and think Fashion.

One comment

  1. machinegunmama

    The shoulder adjustment is adorable, so smart! I would think any birthday girl would be tickled pink 🙂

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