A matching mini violet dress – A BSD Pattern

So, there was the tiniest scrap of fabric remaining from my very-loved Violet Dress . I figured that if I was going to make my daughter a matching dress from it, I might as well snag the Violet dress for girls pattern * while it’s still on sale right?

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Purchased the pattern, printed, assembled and cut one afternoon, and finished sewing and photographing the next day. Since I’d already made the Violet dress * for myself, I breezed through the construction barely having to refer to the instructions.

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This really is my favorite picture of the lot! Those straps are just lovely, and the shape of the dress just gorgeous!

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This ended up being a bit shorter than intended (I cut between the top length and dress length) because I was working with very minimal fabric yardage. This length is almost similar to my Violet dress, and I really couldn’t love it any more on her!

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For the darling little flounce, I did a rolled hem (one of the recommendations for finishing the hem that is included in the pattern). I did not finish the bottom hem, since it’s knit and won’t fray and I didn’t want to shorten the dress further.

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The Violet dress & Top for girls* comes in sizes 6m to 12y with good quality instructions, well drafted pattern pieces and neat finishing details that guarantees a professional quality handmade item. I have already professed my love for BSD here and here lol!

Both the girls* and ladies* Violet Top & Dress patterns are now on sale, which ends today! Or you can get both patterns in a bundle here*.

*If you buy the pattern through one of my affiliate links, I get a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you and you will help support my blogging adventure. Thank you.

4 thoughts on “A matching mini violet dress – A BSD Pattern

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