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Reviewed by:Harmony

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Posted on:6/2/05 0:24 AM
Last Updated:6/18/05 0:02 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Harmony said... (6/18/05 11:32 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for the compliments. My niece loved the dress :) *BeckyW* It's not hard at all. Shirring is one of the easiest things to do. Everytime you sew a new row you stretch out the fabric so you are sewing flat fabric, but that's not difficult.
BeckyW said... (6/18/05 9:35 PM) Reply
Very cute!!!! Is it hard to sew rows as you go along? I would think you would have to stretch out the elastic in previous rows as you sew the next row. Is that hard?
Mel.J said... (6/18/05 6:38 PM) Reply
Gorgeous. I love the fabric combinations. I think I will have to give this a go sometime.
JDpenelope said... (6/18/05 12:27 PM) Reply
Terribly cute dresses and models. I have some elastic thread. Now all I need is time and talent!
Evatgirl73 said... (6/18/05 10:19 AM) Reply
Wow, very very cute!!! MIght have to go get some elastic thread to try this out, they're sooo adorable (both the girls and the dresses, but I have 2 of the girl-kind already, LOL!)
sosoatsewing said... (6/18/05 8:44 AM) Reply
Cute dresses, I love this style for summer.
Hilary said... (6/18/05 8:26 AM) Reply
*All* the dresses are adorable, but I especially like the one with the ribbons. Great tip, Thanks!
pharmercoon said... (6/3/05 1:50 AM) Reply
Cute,cute,cute!! Kay
Corey said... (6/2/05 10:38 PM) Reply
Great save! I love the cherry fabric and it looks so wonderful on your precious daughter! Thanks for the helpful review!
kismet007 said... (6/2/05 12:54 PM) Reply
Those dresses are adorable! I want one! Yes, please please explain how you did the sheering in the tips section. It looks very RTW.
Princess Jenny said... (6/2/05 11:11 AM) Reply
Awesome save! Thank you so much for explaining how you did the shearing. Great instructions. Your baby is adorable in her pretty new dresses.
SandraB said... (6/2/05 10:51 AM) Reply
Your baby is so cute!! The dresses are lovely too.
Ann B. said... (6/2/05 8:49 AM) Reply
What a great idea. My young teen DD wants one of these and the ones in the stores are icky or overpriced. Or both. I would never have thought to use elastic thread in the bobbin. Please, Harmony, put this great idea in the tips section.
Mary Stiefer said... (6/2/05 8:23 AM) Reply
What a great save. These look fabulous. Nice job.
Gigi Louis said... (6/2/05 7:36 AM) Reply
Adorable! I wore dresses like this quite a bit as a child and teen - so cool and comfortable.
GorgeousFabrics said... (6/2/05 7:26 AM) Reply
What a cute dress, and an excellent save! And your daughter is a real cutie-pie! -Ann
SewVeryTall said... (6/2/05 1:56 AM) Reply
Very cute dresses and adorable baby girl. Nice save on the peasant top fabric too, and very smart to use it to experiment...very successfully!
Marita Kinnula said... (6/2/05 1:50 AM) Reply
Such sweet dresses and a beautiful little model, very cute!
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