Mommy ‘n Me ‘n Me (too!)

by A.J.A.

in Dresses

I made the little one and I some Mommy and Me Christmas dresses. The truth is, I started making mine first, and when my little bunny saw it, she wanted one too. Of course, I spent hours embellishing her dress, and then I was hand hemming mine on Christmas Eve eve! All’s well that ends well. I’m sure I could blather on for a while here, but since it’s already mid January, lets just do photos and captions, shall we?

Modern
Traditional
Christmas-a-Go-Go
Mommy ‘n Me in the Holler
Sewing Together- Melt my Heart!

 

The Little Diva requested several Fittings

 

Braiding metallic rick rack

 

Braided Rick Rack stitched down with clear nylon thread, plus sequins & beads on the holly
Trick for reinforcing center back zipper with selvage

 

My dress and pattern in the planning stages

 

Oh, I forgot! It was Mommy ‘n Me ‘n Me (too!)
Now if her Barbie just had a little Barbie….

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Debbie Feely January 16, 2014 at 9:57 pm

I love the example of dressing it up for different looks. So fun!

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Cheryl January 17, 2014 at 2:40 am

Very cute!

Where, oh where did you find the fabric? The print looks like vintage #1 Barbies!

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girliefrank January 17, 2014 at 3:09 am

Adorable! All three of you.

That fabric is fantastic.

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Jenni L. January 18, 2014 at 11:59 am

Too cute! I saw this fabric at one of the shops and loved it, but wasn’t sure what to do with it. . . I just love what you’ve done with it! Also, that idea of braiding the ric-rac is BRILLIANT and I am sure to copycat at that at some point! ;)

-Jenni

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manicpop11 January 18, 2014 at 4:01 pm

This is a adorable! I really like the idea of the braiding ric-rac too. How creative!

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Sarah January 19, 2014 at 6:59 am

That fabric is amazing! I love the idea of the braided ric rac too!

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Shawn January 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Your dresses are adorable! and I love that fabric. It was on my wish list this year, but I never picked it up. So nice to see it made it up! Posts like these make me wish I had a little one around to sew for — I don’t think I could get my dog to wear a cute dress :D

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