Sunday, October 28, 2007

1854 Girl's Dress

For Molly's 13th birthday, I made her an outfit fashioned after the American Girl doll, "Kirsten." Some friends (you know who you are; thankyou again!!) =) lent us some patterns for a dress along with patterns for a petticoat & pantaloons.

With snippets of time here and there, along with using the day hours when she was away at school, I locked myself away in the sewing room to sew and this is what became of it:




14 comments:

LeAnne said...

How cute! That turned out really cute, Cheri!

Michelle said...

That's beautiful - good job!

Ana Marie Ort said...

What a special gift!

Rachel said...

That turned out really well. Good job! I'll look forward to sewing one up for Anna...

Cheri said...

Thanks, ladies! =)

sarah said...

I love it! I'm sure Molly is just so happy! :)

Cheri said...

Was that by Sarah M. or Sarah B.? =) Yes, Molly was SO excited! She's not much one for affections, but she came up and hugged me after she opened it. =)

Elisabeth said...

That's so sweet, Cheri! Great work! :)

Laura said...

That's really cute! I would've loved such an outfit as a girl (ahem, I guess I still would). ;)

Amy ~ (Life's Small Treasures) said...

You did a beautiful job! My daughters would love to wear dresses like that all the time plus the bonnet.

~Amy

Cheri said...

Thankyou again! =)

sarah m. said...

That was Sarah M. above! I guess I'll have to identify myself more clearly from now on! =)

Maiden Of Virtue said...

That is so pretty..... did you make the sunbonnet too?

I'm thinking I will have to find a pattern for these. They are so cute!

Thanks for sharing!
~@~Courtney~@~

Anonymous said...

I LOVE THIS DRESS!!! We adopted a lil girl and she wants one for our homecomming day at church. Please help me..jreyes63@yahoo.com
Thanks
Jeanne
Greensboro, NC