I was instantly attracted to the color combination and the stripes. However when I was making the dress I was watching Project Runway and questioning my design and color scheme. One thing I learned is just go with your gut.
This dress started out a t-shirt dress but I didn't like the look of the bib on the t-shirt. So I cut a bodice and lined it. This bib is cream stripes with pink ruffle trim that I bought at the fabric store because why would you create the ruffle pleats if you don't have to right?
Then I used a casing to make an elastic waist and added a basic red and white striped skirt to the bottom. I embellished the bottom with jumbo pink ric rac and mini pink ric rac.
I did start out making a tutorial for this dress but I changed my mind so many times that I gave up on the tut. SORRY. I am actually really happy with the way the dress turned out. It kind of reminds me of a Candyland dress which is great for a little girl. And since it is pink my daughter loved it. She is really easy to please.
She looks so grown up in these pictures. I can't believe she is almost 3!