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baby warhol dress

Why did I wait so long to make one of these (I think I say that a lot to myself)?  I even had the pattern pieces printed out and taped together the same day when Dana posted it. 

I love how it came together so quickly.  A couple of recycled t-shirts and there you have it!  This is the 6-12 month version for my friends’ new baby girl.  They love music and so I thought this was a very fitting choice.  I didn’t even serge any of the edges either, gotta love knits! 

Wish I could’ve tried it on an actual baby, they make everything look so much cuter.  I cannot wait to make more for my girls, since they just loved it when they saw it hanging next to my sewing table yesterday morning.

I’m also really excited because today I’m headed up to the cities (that is the Minneapolis/St. Paul area in MN for all you non-midwestern folks) sans children.  Wahoo!  Haven’t had a shopping trip like that for a long time.  I’m planning on going here, and here, and here

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22 Responses to baby warhol dress

  1. Cindy 09.11.2010 at 7:44 am #

    The dress is adorable!! Oh, what a FUN day (or days)for you! Wish I was there to tag along! I hope you have a great time!:)

  2. Leslie 09.11.2010 at 9:03 am #

    this is so cute…have a great shopping trip. that sounds like so much fun

  3. Molly @ The Creative Maven 09.11.2010 at 9:51 am #

    The dress turned out so cute… but what I really wanted to say was… HAVE FUN! I love shopping by myself when I get the chance!! :)

  4. dana 09.11.2010 at 10:14 am #

    what a fun T-shirt you chose. very cute with the gray and light pink!

  5. Vanessa 09.11.2010 at 10:38 am #

    Want a shopping buddy??

  6. Sew Much Ado 09.11.2010 at 11:30 am #

    It’s adorable, I love that fabric. I’m sure your friends will love it too! Have a fun day out on the town! Don’t get into too much trouble :).

  7. Jeannie 09.11.2010 at 11:59 am #

    That is so cute and I love the fabric!

  8. Vanessa 09.11.2010 at 12:06 pm #

    That dress is so cool! I’ve had the pattern printed out for a while too but don’t have any t-shirts to use :(

    Enjoy your shopping trip!!! Jealous.

  9. amy 09.11.2010 at 12:21 pm #

    That turned out pure awesome! I’m nervous about cutting and sewing knit. Any tips?

  10. Gwen @ Gwenny Penny 09.11.2010 at 3:39 pm #

    I’ve been eyeing the Warhol Dress for a while, but haven’t gotten to it yet. Love the way it turned out.

    I went to the Mall of America when I was a kid, and all I remember is being amazed at the fact that there was a roller coaster indoors. Hope you have a great time!

  11. Mary 09.11.2010 at 3:58 pm #

    Super cute dress! Have fun on your shopping trip! I’m dying to visit Mall of America someday . . . looks like so much fun!

  12. Emily 09.11.2010 at 6:29 pm #

    Love that dress! I need to make another. :)

    Have fun shopping! I’m jealous. :)

  13. Osmosis 09.11.2010 at 6:49 pm #

    I love that dress. Wish I had girls to sew for sometimes. Have fun in the cities! I’m about due for a trip to IKEA myself.

  14. Jenny 09.11.2010 at 7:17 pm #

    So cute! I love the fabric. Have fun shopping! Did I ever tell you that I went to college in St. Paul for one year? I couldn’t cope with the endless winter… even having grown up in Chicago!! I’m a wuss- even more so now.

  15. Shorty 09.11.2010 at 9:00 pm #

    So, so, so awesome. I love the print on the fabric and the pink/gray color combo. Everything about it rocks!

  16. the.mrs 09.11.2010 at 9:09 pm #

    You mean you’re not going to crafty planet?! Shame on you! :)

    I LOVE the Dana dress. I like how you mixed gray and pink. Good choice!

  17. *kate 09.11.2010 at 10:30 pm #

    Love the dress! It’s such a small world. Today I went *down* to the cities. I visited with friends at Pizza Luce and shopped at The Wedge. Didn’t make it out to the MOA … figured that could wait for another time.

  18. Mary on Lake Pulaski 09.11.2010 at 11:16 pm #

    Cute dress! I’m gonna’ try that one for Audrey. Hey we were in the “cities” today too! Only a few miles from MOA helping my DIL with American Cancer Society yard sale. Hope you had a great shopping trip.

  19. Christie @ A Lemon Squeezy Home 09.12.2010 at 12:57 am #

    Love the t-shirt you chose–it’s adorable. Have a great time shopping!!!

  20. mandiegirl 09.12.2010 at 1:22 am #

    That is precious! I just love your spin on it- so unique!

  21. POOTLE FLUMP 09.12.2010 at 12:56 pm #

    Thats so cute!! Love it!

  22. Maxabella 09.13.2010 at 3:14 am #

    What a gorgeous pattern! And repurposed fabrics! You clever thing, you!! x

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