Amy, The amazing growing dress.  Some of it was recycled from other dresses, some of it recovered from un...

AMY

"The amazing growing dress. Some of it was recycled from other dresses, some of it recovered from unfinished projects, all of it originally purchased from Fabrics-Store.com. Gotta love the durability of linen. Designed, sewn, sewn and resewn by me."

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Falt6 years ago

Delightful! Inventive pattern-making (and alteration) is impressive and makes it all the more period. Hearty use shows Linen For The Win!

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Debraalt6 years ago

Great ideas and the wonderful little munchkin is a keeper!

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Wandaalt6 years ago

AWESOME repurposing! LOVE this!

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Margaret alt6 years ago

I've watched this dress change as she grew, and her mom has done wonderful things with the fabric.

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Athenaalt6 years ago

Repurposed just as a thrifty mum would have done centuries ago - now that's really true to the era!

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Judithalt6 years ago

I recognize the rightmost dress as being from a painting by Lorenzo the Elder, painted in 1488. Look at the little girl: http://fr.wahooart.com/Art.nsf/O/8Y357U/$File/Lorenzo-The-Elder-Costa-Giovanni-II-Bentivoglio-and-His-Family-2-.JPG WELL DONE!

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Lisaalt6 years ago

WOW that is great

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Faithalt6 years ago

Brilliant!! It's wonderful to see someone take the time to make such EXCELLENT children's garb!