Sunday, August 8, 2010

Simplicity 5695 again...

Have I mentioned that I LOVE this pattern??
It is Simplicity 5695.  I think this is the sixth time I've used it, making everything from knit tee shirts to a flower girl dress.  If you sew for a little girl, you should have this pattern.  Simplicity also just expanded the size range to include bigger girls from size 3 to 8.  The larger size pattern is number 2377 and includes some cute sleeve variations as well.  Myra is sporting a size 2 here, and I think it gives her a little room to grow, which is good, since she's been busily growing out of all her dresses!
I was planning to sew this dress with my sewing group, but the fabric was sitting on my table just calling to me, so I had to sew it.  I think it will be easier to teach pattern layout without the added complexity of multiple fabrics anyway, so I'm telling myself that it's better this way.  And I have an excuse to sew it again!  I love this pattern.

15 comments:

  1. I can imagine you love that pattern, the dress looks very cute. I love the fabric(s?) you used for it, so colourful. Fun!

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  2. That is a really summer-y dress. Very pretty. I was looking at the Cars dress you made with this patter (is that it in the background?) and noticed that the beige cars fabric you used is the same one I have saved for a shirt for Alex. Once again I miss the Wal-mart fabric department. :(

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  3. Super cute!! I wish I had a little girl to sew for, you just can't do those cute fabric combinations for boys! I'll have to talk to my brother about getting me a niece....

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  4. That is a simply adorable dress - you can make it 1000X and I would still love to see all the iterations!

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  5. Darling! I never thought of sewing a t-shirt with this pattern, thanks for the idea!

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  6. Who is this child you're passing off as Myra? Far. Too. Grown. Up. Other than that, cute dress:)

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  7. Gorgeous dress! I love your fabric choices. Uber cute.

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  8. So cute as are your children. I'm going to note this pattern so i can make it for my DD's

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  9. I do believe this is the cutest picture yet!! She is adorable!!

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  10. Super cute! She looks thrilled with it. :) You know, I think I might have bought the sz3-8 version during the last pattern sale. It's a really cute design.

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  11. Great dress and your little girl looks so happy in her new dress!

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  12. Love your print/fabric combo! Little kids can get away with so much more fun than we can.

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  13. Just love the little dress. The fabrics are so bright and cute.

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  14. I didn't recognize Myra - she's growing up so fast! Cute dress too!

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