DIY embroidered mini

When you think of an embroidered fabric the first thing that comes to mind is a heavier more structured fabric……….but I have to tell you, this fabric is AMAZING! It’s basically strands of embroidery on a light weight cotton, making this a perfect summer dress.  I’ve ordered nearly 100 different fabric choices from moodfabrics.com and this by far is my absolute favorite.  Needless to say I will be ordering more, this fabric will make an amazing skirt.

Because the fabric is most certainly the star, I wanted a very simple silhouette so I used this vintage Simplicity 6219 with the following pattern alterations:

-Added a seam at the bodice
-Added 2″ to the length of the sleeve
-Added a strip of boning to the inside top of the sleeve to create a more dramatic sleeve

Mini version

Dress-DIY
Heels-Alexander Wang

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11 Comments

  1. Mallori
    June 30, 2015 / 3:22 pm

    Oh my I don't even know how to process all that CUTENESS!!! So precious, love the idea and the dress.

  2. June 30, 2015 / 3:24 pm

    This is beautiful! Did you line the dress?

  3. June 30, 2015 / 4:59 pm

    Yes, that fabric is amazing! And your little sugar lump is so cute in her matching frock!

  4. June 30, 2015 / 6:52 pm

    That fabric is beautiful. And mini-you is so adorable in her matching dress.

  5. July 1, 2015 / 7:49 pm

    This is stunning!! You are a beautiful model too!

  6. July 2, 2015 / 12:49 am

    Pretty dress, I love the baby's dress also! OMG, she is adorable!

  7. July 3, 2015 / 1:30 pm

    Your baby is Adorable!

  8. July 8, 2015 / 11:18 pm

    You make me miss that I didn't have girls. She is so adorable i her matching piece which that dress is to die for.

  9. July 20, 2015 / 10:38 pm

    The fabric is so yummy.

    The dress pattern reminds me of the Vogue V9021.

    Nicely done, Nikki 🙂

  10. September 18, 2015 / 1:58 am

    Congratulations on your job at McCalls! Your dress is beautiful and I, too, want to know if you lined the dress.

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