London Calling Cotton Lawn – ‘ello Love!

I just had to share this post I wrote with Tie Dye Diva Patterns for Cali Fabrics.  I love this dress, and it just might be the first dress I don’t let her wear unless it’s a special occasion!  I don’t want this one getting stained immediately 😉

Cali & Co

Hi everyone! It’s Gina here for Tie Dye Diva patterns. Today I want to share with you a beautiful dress that I made for my girl and wish I had for myself instead!

As I was perusing Cali Fabrics the other day, because I never stop shopping for fabric, I was thrilled to see that they had Robert Kaufman’s London Calling cotton lawns in a variety of prints. When my eyes landed on the Swirling Leaves and Flowers in pink and orange print, I immediately pictured it as a vintage tea dress and had to have it!

One of my favorite vintage-inspired patterns for girls is the La Tulipe Dress pattern from Tie Dye Diva patterns. The sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, and circle skirt are classic features in a tea dress, but it’s the tulip sleeves that add a delicate charm that make it perfect for a young girl…

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The Mandrake Dress

Sew Like My Mom is on a roll!  Before she even released the Plum Dolman pattern she was drafting this girls' dress, and it's incredibly cute.  The Mandrake Dress releases today, and it's fast and so perfect as a staple dress for my girls. This is another knit dress that is available in sizes 12 …

The Loli Dress

One of my favorite things about summer are sundresses.  Not like it's anywhere near summer, but you bet I'm already sewing some up!  I especially couldn't wait after seeing the Loli Dress by Bobkin Designs in One Thimble magazine issue 14 (*afflink), I just fell in love with the feminine design and retro hemline, and …