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Wedding Guest Dress for my girl

After the baby suit, it is time to share with you all, the dress I made for my girl. She totally felt like a little princess, and danced non stop. She was so happy at her cousin's wedding!

Apparently I have a favourite pattern when it comes to girl's dresses, and it is the Bumblebee by Sewing Mama RaeAnna. All the previous ones I made confirm this (and there's even another one cut and ready to sew). 

I've mixed view A and view B of the pattern. The bodice is lined with a cotton red fabric. The main fabric of the dress, is the same I used for my pregnancy pants, and the ruffles are made with chifon. All fabric was in my stash. The chifon was given to me a few years ago by my in-law and she couldn't even remember when she saw the dresses (I used the same fabrics in my own). 

I was going to put on a cute button on the back, but I ran out of grey thread and it wouldn't be enough to sew a button hole, plus it wouldn't look as cute with a different one, so I just sewed on a metallic snap and it was ready to party. 

And here's a summary of all my Bumblebees, just in case you've missed any and you're curious:


  1. Lindo! Claro que ela se sentiu uma princesa, é um vestido de princesa... ;-)

    1. Obrigado querida! Na noite anterior quando acabei os vestidos, experimentei o dela nela e o meu em mim e fez-me andar às voltas pela sala a dançar, porque éramos princesas... hehehe

  2. Ficou mesmo giro!
    Gosto imenso da cor (e o forro vermelho, faz o contraste perfeito) :-)

    1. Obrigado Ana Sofia. Eu tb gosto muito de cinzento, escolhi o forro vermelho por culpa dos meus próprios acessórios (já que usei os mesmos tecidos para o meu vestido).

  3. Looks so stunning and your fabric choise is very stylish!

    1. Thank you Krista! I'm so glad I've been destashing, I've been using fabrics I was always too sad to cut.

  4. A beautiful dress, Magda. Looks like you're onto a winner with the Bumblebee pattern. I have had the pattern for a while - I really must get around to making it up.

  5. It is such a cute dress :) I am just about to pull this patter out to make a little pressie for a new baby girl :) And maybe one for my girl too :)

  6. This is too sweet! I love that they matched too:)

  7. Simply fabulous! Your girl looks like a princess in that dress.

  8. Magda, I love the soft, feminine look of this dress! Good job!


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