Saturday, October 8, 2011

A Candy Corn Dress

Ok, I wasn't going to post about this until I finished both girls' dresses, but yikes, how cute is this?

 Yep, I made a candy corn dress.  You know, so she can wear it  for the next couple of weeks until Halloween.  Impractical, I know, but I just couldn't get it out of my head that the girls needed matching candy corn dresses.  So I drew up a pattern from a sleeveless t-shirt and proceeded to whip up this baby.
 OK, it wasn't as easy as that.  I really wanted a dress with a real placket so I did a little research along the way when I realized that heck, I couldn't figure out how to do it on my own.  First, I read through this tutorial from Ruby in Blue..  The pictures were kind of fuzzy and far away and the placket wasn't really what I wanted anyway so I tried a different tutorial.  I found one from the ever-industrious Made by Rae for a man's shirt placket found here.  Although the directions were clear there were a few very key pictures missing.  But I got the gist and just winged the rest. 
 The candy corn buttons I found at JoAnn's in the Halloween display.  Adorbs, right?
Next up, a candy corn dress for B (I promise I'll post pictures) and Elsie Marley's KCWC.


  1. so cute! she should wear it every day from now til halloween :)

  2. hey that's what i was thinking too.

  3. that's so cute! i kind of want candy corn now (and i don't even like candy corn that much)!

  4. hehe, i don't like them that much either. but i do love it as a dress:).

  5. Oh my goodness! You make such beautiful and adorable things (including the candy corn dress of course!)! I am so impressed!


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