5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

I had some of this amazing (buttery soft) fabric in my stash, asking to be made into a vintage-esque little dress for Ava!

I wanted the dress to have a peter pan collar in the same fabric-so I turned to the 5&10 Designs e-book for the pattern!

This one is Heidi‘s design-and I love it.

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

I sewed up a 2T knowing it would be a bit big on her, but not wanting her to grow out of it in a few months, either.

I think it’ll fit her for quite some time-which makes me happy because I used some UBER precious buttons I’ve been hoarding for the perfect project.

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

I think I thrifted them while visiting Kristin in Portland this past May-I do know I thrifted them somewhere.

They are the perfect coral-orange with GOLD rims.

perfection in a button.

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

I love the fullness of the skirt-so feminine-and kind of a 50’s/60’s vibe going on with the style, and colors in the fabric.

so retro & vintage. Ava doesn’t know how cool she is.

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

she can throw a mean stink face though…

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

I used the cap sleeve pattern that comes with our e-book and it’s SO easy to add in and SO adorable.

CAP SLEEVE ALL THE DRESSES

5 and 10 designs dainty floral dress \\ craftiness is not optional

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(and keep your ears listening for some exciting 5&10 Designs news soon!)

Comments

  1. oh those pics are so precious. the eyes…
    and i love her shoes, too…

  2. This is gorgeous Jess and Ava is just the cutest!
    Katie

  3. You are killin’ me with these pics! Love the dress.

  4. Oooo — this is fab. Where did you get this fabric???

  5. This is an adorable dress. Your model is so darling.

  6. Those buttons! ♥ Perfect with that fabric. And Ava is adorable…. love the stink-face.

  7. I just love this!! You do so well at photographing your kids.

  8. That is so adorable. Really good job!

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