Just in time for Christmas

One more dress. Just in time for Christmas.

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This has to been my favourite dress pattern. I can’t even count how many times I’ve made it now. The Made-By-Rae’s Geranium Dress is definitely a staple in my sewing repertoire.

I was going through my fabric stash in the week before Christmas and came across this adorable fabric that I had picked up last year in the hopes of making some gift bags. While I never got around to that project, I knew this fabric would be perfect for a fun Christmas dress for my now one-year old daughter (can you believe she’s one already?? I certainly can’t!).

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I’ve made this dress so many times that I don’t even need to look at the instructions anymore.

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It was the perfect outfit for our Christmas get-togethers this year. (Yes, she’s walking now… my world is forever changed!)

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I had so much fun making that dress, that I decided to make two more. One for each of our nieces. I mean, why not? A week before Christmas is plenty of time to start and finish handmade gifts (although, if I’m honest, it might have been less than a week at this point).

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Not Christmasy fabric but who could resist dressing up your three and five year old nieces in adorable cat fabric. (They have a cat and are big cat fans.)

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Of course, I was sewing on my Janome Skyline S7.

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In no time, I had two adorable dresses ready for Christmas gifting.

So maybe one more dress actually turned into three more dresses… just in time for Christmas.

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Did you do any Christmas sewing this year? What is your favourite pattern to sew? (Maybe give me some new ideas!!) What are your 2019 sewing plans? I have two quilts I’m really excited to start working on.

Ed: Adding this here as we ask you similar questions in our janomelife Christmas giveaway currently on the go: see the post on 24th December for all the details and get your entry in by close on 31st December. 

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1 Response to Just in time for Christmas

  1. Donna Stier says:

    And she is a doll! The dress Is Just the frosting on the cake!

    Sent from my iPhone

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