This is not the first dress I have made from this pattern, and it will not be the last.
This is the first version of this particular design that I have made.
The pattern comes from Simplicity 8314, which is designed by the ever wonderful Keepers Dolly Duds.
It looks complicated, but it was very simple!
I timed myself and it took me 40 minutes to sew this dress. That does not include the time that it took to cut out the fabric and iron it.
I don't usually time myself, but it was close to bedtime.
The fabrics in these dresses are probably not very authentic to the 1960s. I just wanted to make something for my cousins and use what I had on hand, and not use my more expensive fabrics, either.
I used two different color combinations so that the sisters can tell their dresses apart.
I like the purple one best; my best friend likes the pink one best. Something for everyone!
I was pleased with how cute and easy this dress is.
The other dress that I have made from this pattern was my Wednesday Addams dress.
Sewing doll clothes is such fun for me, and I can't wait to see how my cousins like the dresses!
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