Sunday, October 28, 2012

Blogtoberfest (26 - late) - another sewalong!

So I had so much fun sewing along with Ellieboo on the frothy that we decided to do another one!

This time I chose the pattern, and picked the Signature Dress from Go To Patterns.



I picked this pattern for a number of reasons...


  1. I like the concept of a signature dress that you make your own with variations and so on.  It's kind of like the Washi dress that everyone in blogland is changing and refining and making in all sorts of different modes and fabrics.
  2. It goes to size 12.  I have a 5 year old daughter who wears a size 7/8.  This makes a lot of the patterns which might appeal to her (small girlie type things) a non-starter as they often stop at size 5.
  3. It is knit (hurrah!).  I love making her things in various different fabrics but I do often get irritated when I make her something in woven and then realise I just made a thing I will have to iron (I hate ironing).  Additionally I think at her age (climbing, running, dancing, jumping, going upside down) it's just more comfortable and practical.
See you "tomorrow" for another catch-up post (I have to get back to 28 in short order!)



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