Making Stuff: Easter Dress #2

by This is Carrie on April 14, 2009

1 Vintage dress pattern + 1 vintage sheet + 1 spinning little girl =
An Easter Story of Sartorial Renewal part 2
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Mommymita April 14, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Did the girls spin all through church? My girls spun till they were dizzy and bumping into people!

I love the dresses and even your flower bed behind them. Great work – did baby brother get a new outfit?

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This is Carrie April 14, 2009 at 2:28 pm

Yes, the did enjoy spinning. What girly girl doesn’t?

And that flower bed in the pictures? Can’t take credit. It’s my neighbors. He’s an amazing gardener. Every family in the neighorhood takes their Easter pictures in his front yard.

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Decorami Mis Labores April 14, 2009 at 2:37 pm

Beautiful dresses!

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Coleen April 14, 2009 at 2:41 pm

Beautiful. I love the jellies too.

Happy Easter.

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liz taylor April 14, 2009 at 3:14 pm

I LOVE that dress pattern! So adorable!

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Alison April 14, 2009 at 3:30 pm

Where do you get these vintage patterns? I really would like to try some out for myself.

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Zinone April 14, 2009 at 4:33 pm

This will sound harsh, but every new creation makes me hate you more! Your talent is astounding! Those may be my favorite so far!! Beautiful!

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Brittany April 14, 2009 at 4:53 pm

Nice work, Carrie. Or do you count that as playing?

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This is Carrie April 14, 2009 at 6:10 pm

Alison – I picked up one of the patterns from a vintage pattern seller. You can find them with google. The other one was handed down to me from my husbands grandmother via my mother-in-law. It was a treasure amid a huge bag of fun, old patterns.

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Chloe April 14, 2009 at 6:19 pm

Please teach me everything you know. I promise I will sit quietly and listen :)

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seemommysew April 14, 2009 at 6:22 pm

Wow! Both dresses are amazing!

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Julie April 14, 2009 at 7:45 pm

Those are both such beautiful dresses.

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dandelionmama April 14, 2009 at 9:19 pm

You inspire the daylights out of me Carrie!! Lovely… both of them.

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andrea_nicole April 15, 2009 at 3:21 pm

beautifully, well made dresses.

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Anne Bennett April 16, 2009 at 3:11 am

SO cute!!! :)

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twinsunplus1 April 18, 2009 at 11:42 pm

Beautiful! I never would know it was a sheet.

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.caroline armelle. May 4, 2009 at 9:26 pm

no way. i just bought the pillow cases to match that dress that the thrift store the other day…
i just came across your blog via ohdeedoh and your cute rocker gowns. love them. i’ll have to try it.

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Maeve May 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm

OMG! I was clicking through some of your links when I happened upon this particular dress just now. My mother had those sheets for me when I was a little girl! In fact, I think she still has them! Guess next time I visit her I’ll have to check the closets, I foresee several new dresses for my daughter out of some of my mother’s old bed sheets! :)

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Amber November 13, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Hi! I’m wondering if unmight please share the pattern details with me?? I’d love to source it so I could sew a dress for my baby

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Amber November 13, 2013 at 1:08 pm

Hi! I’m wondering if unmight please share the pattern details with me?? I’d love to source it so I could sew a dress for my baby girl

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