I lined the yolk with a Liberty fabric because I thought a double layer of denim would make the dress too bulky. I am happy with the result and she looks adorable wearing it.
The liberty fabric matches the plum buttons perfectly.
I used an oliver & S pattern. These gorgeous patterns are the brainchild of Leisl who writes the Disdressed blog which I like to read. Every pattern comes with a wrap-around sleeve from which you can cut out a little paper doll and dress her with cut out clothes. It made me feel seven years old again when I did this.
You can buy the patterns from Oliver & S in the US, but they are also available from Duckcloth here in Australia and I bought mine here because it arrived faster and being the impatient person I am I wanted it immediately.
We are very excited because Duckcloth is now selling the cut cloth fabrics on line. Check out their great website.
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I have been tagged by Michelle at Hathersage Hall. I have never been tagged before and am not really sure I know what it means, but it makes me feel like a real blogger and not just someone who does this for her own fun. Apparently I have to write six unimportant things about me. Well, here's the surprise - everything about me is unimportant, except for the fact that I managed to produce two wonderful daughters and they are very important. Well, here we go...
I love the three fs - family, flowers and fabric. Make that four fs and add food to the list.
I like to be able to go to bed at night knowing that I have achieved something during the day - even if it is only something small.
I love to read and could happily spend all my money in bookshops (after I have spent all my money on fabric, flowers and food).
I have so many projects and books I want to either start or read, I doubt there will be enough time left in my life.
I would love to be able to travel to somewhere fabulous at least once a year.
Roses are my fabourite flowers.
And that gives me a good excuse to post a photo of a rose from my garden which I love - Meg (and because it is a while since I posted a photo of a rose).
Apparently I am now supposed to tag six other people. I hate to be a spoilsport and hope I don't break some sort of chain which will mean I go straight to blogger hell, but I don't feel confident at this stage of my blogging career to do this.