After Season 2, Elizabeth and Liz from Simple Simon & Co (the Season 2 winners) took over the blog. They have made some changes I’m a big fan of, including a Kid’s Clothing Linky Party and a Sew Along for Season 3!
The first challenge this season was a remix of the June Bug Dress By Craftiness is Not Optional.
So this is my take on it – the January Bug Dress.
When thinking about a pattern remix, I didn’t want to totally change the pattern so it was unrecognizable. So I definitely wanted to keep the buttoned bodice, since that is the unique feature of this dress. So I made longer sleeves, continued the buttons down the dress, and added piping to the bodice and skirt flap, and the ruffles and flounce.
I love the chance to sew for a girl once in a while, and when I saw this pattern, I immediately knew what colors I wanted to make it, and which little girl I knew would be a great model for it. Isn’t she beautiful? And she was great to photograph.
If you’re interested in the tutorial for how I made the changes, click here.
this dress is AMAZING!
I love all the details.
What a lovely dress. You should be trilled with the result.
Such a gorgeous colour combination – I love it!
nest full of eggs
nice color combo & clever idea to continue the buttons down the one side !
LOVE how you changed it! The piping and ruffles look great!
I love the ruffles peaking out of the little slit at the bottom! Such a cute little fun touch! Beautiful job!
Beautiful! I would love it if you would share at Sharing Saturday http://craftymomsshare.blogspot.com/2012/01/sharing-saturday-remake.html. Thank you!
Oh my! It’s gorgeous, and what a pretty little girl you have as a model!
Cheryl @ Sew Can Do
Lovely job & looks nice and warm. Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday:)
I love this dress!! So adorable! Pinning it:D
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Fantastic! Love the red and blue and the frills. Great job!
Melanie @ bear rabbit bear
Your dress turned out great!
Such a beautiful dress!! And it could be a long coat as well if the buttons were functional! Amazing work!
Oh gosh…if I weren’t 33 years old I would make one of these for me. I don’t think it would have the same effect? Cause I see her and think she looks like a little doll. Just great!
Hey wonderful colour combination and thanks for the tutorial too !!
STUNNING! I love the colours 🙂 Well done!