Monday, December 7, 2009

Sweater Dress (Alterations)

I found this red sweater dress for Ava at a garage sale for 50 cents. It was begging to be altered a little.:)

Here it is before:
And after...:
I used the same applique method that I used here. I just used pieces of fabric I had in my bins. Ava insisted, (I mean asked very nicely) that the snowman be a girl. So the pink fabric had to make an appearance.
Of course a posie barrette was made to wear with it! Man, I can't believe I haven't gotten tired of making those yet.
She wasn't in the mood to model for me.


But I'm pretty sure she likes it.

I'm linking up to:
Metamorphisis Monday
Make It for Monday
DIY Day
Trash to Treasure Tuesday
and
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Wow, there is a loooooooot of cool stuff going on!

25 comments:

Christine said...

Hi, what a great find and the snowWoman is so cute. I will have to purchase some christmas fabric and try this myself. Thanks for sharing!

Ruth said...

It is so precious. It really comes to life with that snowwoman.

Ruth

sara's art house said...

Love it, love it!!!! And the posie barrette - so cute! I need to make some of these!

Diane said...

Soooo cute. She'll always remember her SnowGirl dress!

mysteryhistorymom said...

How amazingly adorable!!! Soooo festive and fun! Lori

Anonymous said...

Love the snowman dress! I know Ava loves it to. love MOM (X) (O)

Jill said...

SOOO cute!- I would want "pink" on my snowman too! :)
Blessings!
Jill

tonya said...

SO cute!!!

casey edwards said...

Love it. so cute

Ruth said...

I wanted to stop by an let you know I am hosting a giveaway on my blog. I hope you can stop by and enter.

Ruth

Melissa Fischer said...

Loved your project- super cute!
Melissa

Christianne @ Little Page Turners said...

Turned out great! Glad I'm not the only one with a little girl who refuses to let me take a good picture! Sheesh... preschoolers. ;)

Rita Kent at TesoroFino.Com said...

What a gorgeous dress and accessory. But once you see the gorgeous child your eyes are automatically drawn to her beauty. Stop by and see my creation this week and let me know what you think!

Cindy said...

Your girlie is so beautiful. Anything you'd put on her would be adorable, but the applique'd snowman is beyond cute...and the matching bow??? Oh, how I wish my girls were little again. :)

Beth said...

that is fantastic!
ps pink and red together is my favorite!

Heather at All A Flutter said...

I love a good garage sale rescue project, especially one that turns out so cute!! I love it.

I'm having a giveaway at my little blog. I'm hope you'll stop by for a visit.

Infarrantly Creative said...

Stinkin adorable. Way to give a yard sale find some major girl appeal.

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