This little shirred dress is for my friend's 2 year old. I followed the Easy-Peasy Shirred Baby Dress tutorial over at Hand Made-n's and am happy with the final result. Let's just hope that Miss L likes it too.
The "hardest" part of this dress was the shirring, which can prove to be a bit of a non-event when sewing on a Brother. I actually didn't find it too bad and, after a few helpful Bloggers pointed out the need for steam (thank you!), it seemed to pull together nicely.
That said, though, it could still be tighter so I plan to adjust the lower tension by following this video tutorial, as suggested by the lovely and talented
That's it I'm afraid. I really should have had my two quilts for Blankets of Love all done by now but... no. Oh well, there is always tomorrow. ;)
I'm linking up to Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday, hosted by M-R this week. Come on over.
Edited to add - I've also linked up to Pam's ongoing linky party for little girl dresses, Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way. Pam is creating an amazing resource with different categories started each week. Jump over to check out the latest projects - (1) Bags, (2) Little Girl Dresses and (3) Women's Dresses. Definitely more to come so keep an eye out.