Thing 80

I went to the Haagse Markt on Wednesday and picked up fabric for a couple of projects. I found a soft pink micro jersey for another Renfrew, as well as a heavy stretch cotton for my Coco

But before I started either of those, I needed to make Part Two of a gift: a dress for the birthday girl.

I saw this tutorial for a child’s dropped waist t-shirt dress and knew I could make something very pink and princessy with that idea.


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I used this free pattern for a child’s t-shirt and about a quarter of a metre of the pink micro jersey, leaving plenty for my Renfrew.

The gathered skirt is made with an old curtain, lined with an old sheet. Vintage, baby. I attached it to the t-shirt and the dress was done. Aside from the top stitching on the shirt, the entire dress is sewn on my serger.


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I suspect it will be a bit on the big side, but that will give her many years of princessy pleasure.


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It’s time to party, Princess!


Cost of this Thing: €9 (micro jersey & pink thread for the serger — enough for several Things)
Cost of all Things to date: €100.61



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  1. Mirjam
    April 5, 2014 at 1:15 am

    That’s so Julianna! I love it!

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