A few weeks go, my friend Miranda taught a class based on her pattern, The Big Bow Dress. Sew A Bow DC was so much fun, complete with lunch, cupcakes (a must if you know Miranda), and a swag bag. Plus, I think all 8 of us finished our dresses, or at least got our zipper in. Susan from Crafterhours even made two dresses!
I took a few pictures of my daughter in her dress before church yesterday (she wears it! And even better, she wants to wear it without me bribing her with chocolate!) I obviously didn’t iron the dress before I took these, but I like that the center pleat is well defined, even without touch up ironing. The pattern is well written and easy to follow, and Miranda shares some great tips and finishing details.
I have another dress cut out waiting to be sewn. I highly recommend the pattern, even if you aren’t someone who sews a lot of clothing.
And even better, if you are a 3 year old, the dress is very twirl-able.
Our friend Danelle of MP Photography took some beautiful pictures of the class, and she sent me a few of myself. I thought these were fun, and my “concentration” face isn’t too bad.