kids clothes, sewing

dad’s shirt – now her dress

Happy Friday everyone!  I just got a workout vacuuming the entire house and thought I should sit down and share Natalie’s shirt dress with you. 
And if you haven’t already there still time to enter the Cloud 9 Fabric and my pattern giveaway.
Well, it’s been super warm and sunny here, so it was a lot of fun getting some pics outdoors for a change.  It’s so much fun taking pictures of Natalie, she’s always moving always doing goofy things.  Just. Plain. Fun.
Just like Emily’s shirt dress I used MADE‘s shirt dress tutorial.  I love the splash of color at the waistband!
Hope you all have a great weekend. I’ll announce the fabric & pattern winners tomorrow morning.

38 thoughts on “dad’s shirt – now her dress

  1. alayne says:

    both shirt dresses and your skirt are super cute! i need to get sewing. so much on my list to get done before easter!

  2. Jennadesigns says:

    It’s lovely Anna! I need to make some of these for Hannah this summer!

  3. Krista says:

    So pretty! I love the combo of gingham and that anthology fabric (one of my faves). And how does it get so warm there so quickly! Look at all of that lush green grass.

  4. Wow, I love this, and it looks like Natalie does, too!

  5. This is so adorable — I love navy gingham for girls!

  6. A truly adorable little dress, what a good idea using Dad’s shirt and it seems that Natalie just loves it! Have a great weekend x

  7. Chris says:

    Those blond curls and so pretty! I love the color at the waist, too. Wishing you a happy, springy weekend.

  8. That’s so very cute! She looks like a fun little girl:). And it does look so warm! Have a great weekend!

  9. Emily says:

    I love these pictures! Your dress turned out darling, as usual. ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like the contrasting colors and position of the waist band.

  10. Emily says:

    This has been on my to-do list for a while. Looks great!

  11. Marisa says:

    I just love the contrasting waistband! I’ll have to ask Hubs to go through his shirts.

  12. That came out really great! I was inspired after your last post to give this a try. Now if I can just get the hubby to let go of a couple of shirts. Hee Hee!

  13. Poppyprint says:

    Sweet!!! The dress is adorable, too.

  14. Jocelyn says:

    That is so adorable! I love it. You’re so good to sit down and blog after vacuuming the whole house. I would probably nap instead, but I’m going to blame that on pregnancy ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. I love this! I’ve got a very similar shirt that my husband decided he didn’t want and I saved it for a project like this. You’ve inspired me to get it done. I think it will be sweet for my daughter to wear it on father’s day among other times.

  16. hungiegungie says:

    adorable- i can’t wait to go through my husband’s shirts and claim a few of them for my daughter ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. Ficou lindo.
    o toturial..

  18. Toodie says:

    Great shirt dress. It is soo cute.

  19. JuneBug says:

    Awesome pictures, full of personality! And the shirt dress is darling. I will have to make one.

  20. Kelly O. says:

    super duper cute! I must try this!

  21. Jeannie says:

    Good shots and an adorable dress. That is such a cute tutorial.

  22. Cindy says:

    This is sooo adorable, Anna! Great job!! She is just so precious!!:)

  23. So cute!!! So much cuter than all the upcycled man shirt dresses I’ve seen. Love it.

  24. I love this so freaking much!

  25. virginiamae says:

    Adorable! Love the colors!

  26. So cute! I just love how it turned out.

  27. Su says:

    Very pretty. I love shirt to dress transformations, and the Made tutorial is esp good

  28. This is such an adorable dress. And Natalie looks like she loves it, too. She’s ready for spring ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. Maxabella says:

    Well I just LOVE it. From checked business shirt to sweet gingham dress. What’s more perfect than that? x

  30. meg says:

    do we live in the same state? because it looks like summer there, but it’s seems like winter here?

  31. Angela says:

    What a lovely little dress makes me wish I was a little girl again! A fabulous way to recycle too.

  32. Louisa says:

    What a fabulous dress! I love the idea of using a shirt from dad to make a little girls dress!

  33. Gretta says:

    I love these dresses! So cute.

  34. Love it!! The cutest refashion I’ve seen lately!

  35. Anonymous says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!! And the dress is beautiful too!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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