Maddalie Spring Dress

We are continuing our closer look at the 2014 Spring Collection. Today, we are discussing the Maddalie Spring Dress. I love the look of ruffles and frills on my daughter, but not all the time. Simplicity can be a beautiful thing! This was the inspiration behind the Maddalie Spring Dress. I wanted a simple dress with a classic look for her spring wardrobe.

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For the photo shoot, I decided to go with dressier fabric options. I love the look of pairing the cream eyelet used for the yoke with the silky metallic floral lame for the main fabric. Probably not the most practical fabric, but I still love it for a special occasion.  For this dress,  I took off about 2 ½ inches from the length and added a band in coordinating fabric from the yoke.

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You can easily dress up or down this dress by your fabric choice. I also love this lightweight cotton I found at Hobby Lobby. It looks super cute paired with her favorite slip-on sneakers.

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The yoke has a dip in the center front. This is designed to add a bit of elegance and sweetness to the dress. Gathers to the main fabric around the dip add a bit of fullness to the dress.

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The back is secured with 3 button loops and buttons. I LOVE these buttons I found online from MOOD Fabrics. http://www.moodfabrics.com/

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There are only 4 pattern pieces to this pattern, making this a super quick and easy pattern!  The dress is fully lined resulting in a high quality, durable garment.

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We truly have the most amazing group of talented women in the My Little Plumcake’s Testing Group.  Each pattern went through an extensive round of testing prior to release.  Here are a few of my favorites from testing (it was REALLY hard only to pick a few)!

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Oh! Sew Precious: https://www.facebook.com/ohsewprecious

 

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Fabulous tester Erin!

Blog pic 4Nicole Ryan Photography: https://www.facebook.com/nicoleryanphotography

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Sprouting Jube Jube Blog: http://sproutingjj.blogspot.com/  Today is the LAST day to register for her giveaway.  Giveaway includes the entire Spring Collection!

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And finally my favorite!  I promise she liked the dress 🙂  I think this little one was upset she could not hold her bear while Mom was trying to capture  a few shots.  This one is from the hilarious Brianne over at Ali Cat & Co: http://alicatco.blogspot.com/

Next up we will be discussing the Addie Spring Shorts.

Have a fabulous day!

-Michelle

 

Comments

  1. Thanks for the wonderful pattern and the shout out!

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