Thursday, February 21, 2013

DIY: Floral Spring Dress

I made this dress about 2 weeks ago and I am simply in love with it. I love anything and everything floral, and when I saw this fabric on the shelf I knew I'd be back to purchase it. :)

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I don't really have a tutorial for this dress.. Basically, I picked a dress I already owned and measured each piece, giving myself about an inch of seam allowance, and drew my pattern onto freezer wrap paper. As weird as this sounds, I actually dislike using real patterns because they either confuse me or make things more complicated than they really are. Therefore, I make my own patterns and my own rules most of the time.

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I'm quite proud of myself, as this is only took me one day to make! It will be a perfect Spring time dress. :) Sorry for looking down in those two pics. I really just wanted you all to see the matching bow headband, which you can find the tutorial for over HERE (guest post for Allison).

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Thank you all for stopping by! Have a blessed day!

~Shannah Renee


  1. Such a pretty dress! You did a great job. :)

  2. Shannah! This is amazing! I can't believe you just came up with this all on your own... pattern and all. I hope that someday I can have mad sewing skills like you. I also really love the floral fabric you chose. So pretty! :)

  3. What a wonderful dress and such a cool blog!!!! You are so very talented! I look forward to journeying along with you!!!!

  4. I will seriously pay you to make me a dress! Paypal, check, whatever! These are beautiful, and I can never find something like this in stores that fits me correctly.

    You're kinda incredibly with all this DIY stuff. I'm not crafty at all, haha. (:

  5. I love the fabric you chose - so pretty! How talented you are to be able to make up your own patterns like that!

    Have a lovely weekend!
    Sarah xx

  6. Gorgeous, just gorgeous!! Such a l♥vely fabric and the dress suits you perfectly!! You're sewing knowledge is adorable :-)

  7. This dress is beautiful! The fabric is adorable :) Elisabeth x

  8. Beautiful! I love the fabric you picked. I'd love to try something like this.
    Thanks for the inspiration,


  9. Love the dress! My sister sews like you, without a pattern. I can't sew at all. :(

  10. Absolutely beautiful! I love the floral print!

  11. Beautiful Shannah! I love the style and the print as well!

  12. You made this dress? How absolutely beautiful it is!! I love the print and the pleated skirt!! =)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog too btw...About the eshatki product review I was contacted by chance through email and they gave me the opportunity!


  13. What a darling dress! How cute for Spring. I love it. You are so talented.

  14. Oh my goodness... You made this?! That is beyond impressive. One of my goals for the year is to learn to sew, so hopefully one day I can make rockin' dresses like this! ;)

  15. This is really cute - I love how it turned out - it looks amazng no you!

  16. wow! the dress is beautiful, you have great talent!

  17. That's such a gorgeous dress! You make it sound like creating this thing is so easy, even though it looks so perfect! Maybe I'll get brave and go to the fabric store soon to see if there's any floral patterns to buy so I can give this a try!

    The Girly Gamer

  18. I love this so much! I'm into floral designs too. I have a lot of floral stuff! Love the matching headband too.



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