Thursday, May 5, 2011

Operation Emma Needs Some New Dresses: The Sunshine Dress

Meet the sunshine dress.  Don't you just love Kate Spain Central Park fabric.  This print in particular I love.  I think this may be my new favorite dress, of the dresses I have made for Emma, beating out my old favorite.

Oh my goodness.  My little girl is getting so big!!

For the Sunshine dress I did something totally out of the ordinary for me.... I used a pattern.  Well I bought a pattern and used the pieces.  I didn't read the directions or anything.  I can't really read patterns, I swear they just make sewing sound hard.

Anyway, I used McCall's 6271. And for the record I didn't pay full price for it.

 Striking her model pose

Look who lost her first tooth

I love the ties in the back and I LOVE the print on the contracting fabric

I made ties that match the dress for all the boys, but they seemed a little over kill for our Mother's Day pictures photo shoot.  Logan and Bryce have one's made out of the main fabric and Alan's is out of the contrasting fabric.

Next up in Operation Emma Needs Some New Dresses, the It's a Hoot Dress. 


  1. Love the dress, love the sweet model and her darling brothers!

  2. These dresses are so precious! I love that multi patterned style.

  3. These are stunning! And your little girl is a beautiful model!

  4. So gorgeous!!....and the dresses too :)

    Voted! Good Luck.

    Thanks for stopping by FFL. Happy Mother's Day!


  5. Great job! amazing. Your dress looks BETTER than the pattern pictures!

  6. Just beautiful! And your little girl is very beautiful too. I made the same bubble dress for my little girl and my son's friend. I love the pattern. :)

  7. Oh wow, that is a beautiful dress! Your kids are beautiful too!!
    Following you now from

  8. Laura-

    Your kids are darling. That dress for Emma is stunning...

    Thanks for linking to Creative Juice. Hope to see you back again this week...

    any word on the top 5?