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kathy 10-27-2014 03:06 AM

I know from the look on her face that it was worth every hair you pulled out! grandma's are the best! I don't remember it but my mom said her mom made me and my baby doll lots of matching outfits!

2manyhobbies 10-27-2014 03:20 AM

Absolutely beautiful but I feel your pain. Years ago, my now grown boys wanted Star Trek New Generation costumes for Halloween. There were 15 pattern pieces and not one was placed on a fold. Did I mention they had to be laid on stretch fabric? I nearly went nuts but the results were wonderful. They wore the costumes with their moon boots and looked very authentic. Your grand daughter will never forget this dress and someday she'll understand the work that went into it.

Tartan 10-27-2014 03:29 AM

​Adorable!

toverly 10-27-2014 03:41 AM

Beautiful! And she is old enough to remember when you made her dress. Good job!

Moonglow 10-27-2014 04:01 AM

Beautiful dress for a beautiful young lady. You did a great job.

Stitchnripper 10-27-2014 04:23 AM

Beautiful girl and beautiful costume. I've made a bunch of costumes over the years for the grandkids who don't live close and their mother keeps losing the cloth tape measures I give her! So I am always surprised when they come close to fitting. You did a great job with the cutting down the larger pattern. It looks wonderful!!!!

mountain-moma 10-27-2014 05:30 AM

Awesome dress and the little lady wearing the dress is just beautiful

Wanabee Quiltin 10-27-2014 05:51 AM

She is such a beauty, wait till she grows up. You did a great job on the outfit.

sherryl1 10-27-2014 06:11 AM

Why didn't you just but another pattern.My time is worth more then the price of a pattern.They sell them so cheap at JA.

BCM 10-27-2014 06:16 AM

Great job! Beautiful young lady and a memory making moment for you both!


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