Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Rainbow Peasant Dress with a Bubble Ruffle

Craftiments:  Rainbow peasant dress with a bubble ruffle

Last week I blogged about the rainbow dress that I made for my older daughter. I had about half a yard of fabric left over, and not wanting to leave Miss Imp out of the rainbow fun, I made a coordinating dress for her to wear on St. Patrick's Day.  

My options were limited because I had a small piece of fabric to work with.  So I settled on making a simple peasant dress with a ruffle hem.  Then out of nowhere, the phrase "floating on cloud nine" popped into my head and I was inspired to make the ruffle look like a fluffy cloud.  After brainstorming a bit, I decided that constructing the ruffle like a bubble skirt would be the best way to accomplish this.

front view of dress
side view of dress


Here is a closer look at the bubble ruffle....

Craftiments:  Bubble ruffle


And a shot from below showing how the ruffle was constructed....

Craftiments:  Underside of bubble ruffle


Miss Imp is thrilled to have a rainbow dress like her big sister.  I guess you can say that she is floating on cloud nine!

side of dress





Thank you for the feature!



Craft Schooling Sunday at Creative Jewish Mom

19 comments :

  1. I love this dress! The bubble really looks like cloud! How lovely!

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  2. This is really fantastic! I love the bubble it really makes the dress.

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  3. So stinkin' cute! Your little girl looks like a willing model, too! That's a sure sign of a job well done :)

    I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

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  4. Adorable little girl and cute dress. You must be proud.

    Stopping by from the Adorned from Above blog hop. Looking forward to more inspiring posts.

    http://darlenebnemeth.blogspot.ca/2013/03/do-you-feel-gratitude.html

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  5. How fun! What a fun idea for a little girl! :)

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  6. Hi Kirstin,
    I found you on the Craft-O-Maniac Party. I'm your newest follower via G+. I would love for you stop by and check out my blog Fluster Buster I also host a party at 6pm on Tuesday's Fluster's Creative Muster and would be thrilled if you linked up this post.

    Hugs, Smiles and Blessings,

    Robin

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  7. I love love this for a rainbow party!!! I hope you visit my blog and link- http://atozebracelebrations.com/2013/03/link-party-10.html
    Nancy

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  8. This is such an adorable dress! I love a bubble dress - and this one is super cute!

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  9. Beyond adorable, really sweet! Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

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  10. Featuring you today! :) Thank you so much for linking up to {wow me} wednesday!

    Ginger @ GingerSnapCrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2013/03/15-ideas-recipes-tutorials-for-spring.html

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  11. This is SO sweet! Have you linked it up to Make It Wear It Thursday yet today? I hope you do! http://thetraintocrazy.com

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  12. This is darling! I love peasant dresses on little girls. You can do so much with them.

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  13. Hello, I'm visiting from the hop. This is the cutest little dress. It's truly adorable. I love to sew and create with fabric too. I'm also your new follower. I hope you will visit my blog and hopefully want to follow back. I love making new friends.
    Best
    Angel

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  14. Interesting dress. I really like it. Looks planned rather than left over fabric. Visiting from Paula's blog hop.

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  15. Adorable dress! I love the bubble ruffle! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!

    Navy Wifey Peters

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  16. I have a granddaughter that would look cute in this dress.
    Thank You for sharing this with Show Your Stuff.

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  17. Adorable model :) I love how colorful this dress is! Thanks for sharing this at The Weekly Creative.

    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

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  18. Adorable! Featured this tonight at MOnday Funday!

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  19. Supper sweet! I think any little girl would absolutely love this dress. Thank you so much for sharing at our link party!

    Melissa
    redflycreations.com

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