Would you believe me if I told you it only took me a day to sew all three? I’m not sure how I could prove it to you, but believe me, I did. While I’m not recommending taking on all three in one day, I wanted to tell you it can be done. The patterns were that easy to follow! I started with the Kate Wrap Dress and finished with the Lily Halter Dress. For the Kate Wrap Dress, I purchased a 1 ¼ yards of owl print cotton fabric and still had enough left over for a future sewing project. I cut, pieced, and sewed the dress faster than I ever imagined. The dress is even lined at the top and sometimes that can add extra time to do, but not for this dress. I am still amazed how easy the dress was to make and plan to use the pattern several more times. The Kate Wrap pattern includes sizes 6 months to 6. The fit of the dress is also size-adjustable by wrapping the dress tighter at the back and style is one that can be used for school, play or special events. My daughter does not attend a school with a uniform policy, but I think for girls that do, this dress made in a beige or navy colored fabric might be suitable for school uniforms. (please correct me if I’m wrong). The next pattern I made was the Saffron Romper. This is a popular outfit I’ve seen this spring and summer, but if you live areas with long seasons of warm climates, this is an outfit that can be worn months after the official end of summer. I made the romper out of lightweight cotton to keep her cool playing outside during the hot Florida summer. The romper is all one piece with ties at the top and has an elastic waistband and loosely fitted short bottoms. This make it easy to pull on and off as needed (so no need to worry about potty time troubles with this romper). My favorite part in this pattern was using the seam allowance as the casing for the elastic waistband. I would have never thought to do that! This makes the pattern call for less fabric yardage (another money saver when sewing). The Saffron romper pattern includes sizes 6 months to 6. The last dress I made, the Lily halter was the most hidden treasure of them all. I really liked the style when I first saw it, but only until after I made the dress did I LOVE it. Its vintage appeal sets it apart from a lot of other dress patterns I’ve seen or used. The gathers in the top, the ruffled skirt bottom and halter style ties made it so precious. I used contrasting prints which made the top’s detail more noticeable. The skirt’s gathered ruffles makes this dress twirl with a spin, something most little girls love to do! This made the Lily Halter dress my favorite of all three Sew Sweet Patterns. It also comes in sizes 6 months to 6.
After finishing these patterns, I realized the sewing “bug” bit me and I would need to sew more dresses soon. I am already back online at Sew Sweet Pattern’s website, looking for my next project. Sew Sweet Patterns has patterns for girls, dolls, and boys. Pattern prices are $4-6 each, and bundle packs of patterns are also available at a discounted price. There are several pattern designs available and Sew Sweet Patterns is continually adding new designs to their online store. Notifications and updates about Sew Sweet Patterns can be found on the Sew Sweet Patterns’ Facebook page as well as on theSew Sweet Patterns Blog. Sew Sweet Patterns has provided three bundle packs of 3 patterns each for prizes in this giveaway. Enter the giveaway using the rafflecopter form below.
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