The style of this frock I fell in love with a long time ago. I modeled it after the dresses I discovered at Shabby Apple. So if this is something that you would like for your own closet, you should head on over.
For a small clothing company their prices are surprisingly affordable! Just what I love this time of year:)
I think the most memorable part of this frock would be the popped collar. So retro! The look is so sophisticated yet adorable on my four year-old.
The dress is great for so many sizes because the front opens and closes with a wrap that ties at the front in a lovely bow. I had never made a wrap dress before but it was surprisingly easy to figure out. AND, THE BEST PART, no zipper to sew in.
I used a dark violet material with a little bit of a sheen giving it a holiday feel. I found it at a local fabric store for only $1 a yard!!!! And it was exactly what I was looking for. Doesn't it just make your day when you find something like that?
Hah, I just noticed, if you look close enough you can see me in the photo to the right. And yes, I am wearing my pajamas in the middle of the day.
The inside of the frock has a sweet spotted pattern under the skirt. The bottom half of the frock is gathered and fills out in a flattering A-line shape.
I love the violet flower headband I found for the photos. I bought it at Forever 21....another one of my favorite places to waste my money.
I think the dress would look great paired some silver ballet flats. I just couldn't find any in time for these photos.
I almost want to make another one for Lily to wear on Christmas. I just think the fit is so flattering, even on a four year-old. Perhaps I should just make one for myself. Or perhaps someone should just buy me the Shabby Apple one (hint, hint, family) preferable in "duck beach", size xxs;)
I would say that this dress would fit a 3T-5T:)
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