July 31, 2013Decision Making Help Needed! Flower Girl Dress
I know last Wednesday I promised to show you the finished caftan remake, but my friend’s on holidays right now, and I am hoping to get a good finished picture for you all, so it will be a couple of weeks before I can show that.
In the meantime, I need some help! My brother is getting married August 31, and Ella is going to be the flower girl. It’s a very casual, outdoor wedding and I’ve been told that she can wear whatever I like, so I need some help picking a pattern from my vintage pattern stash!
Option 1: Simplicity 4878. I would do version 2, the sleeveless version, and probably skip the flower appliqué. Ella does, however, have a lovely pink crinoline she could wear underneath to give it some pouf.
Option 2: Advance 5887. I really like view 1’s dark dress with contrasting lace collar and bit of lace from the slip poking out. Plus it has pockets, and Ella does love a dress with pockets!
Option 3: Simplicity 6684. I actually like view 1 with the long sleeves better than the short for this one. Again, Ella’s crinoline could be added for some pouf, or I would consider adding a lace trim on the bottom as well to give a similar effect.
Option 4: Butterick 4975. This one is definitely different than the other three options, but a sailor dress is always super cute on a little girl! I would do view C, but have the dress be navy blue with white trim, since Ella is very fair.
So, please help me out! Please comment below and let me know which dress you think I should make!