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A Maxi for my Mini-Me

I've had several people tell me recently that my daughter looks just like me.  Makes me smile every time, even if I see her dad clearly when I see her face!  She is definitely developing her own sense of style, and I love this dress on her.



It's based on McCall's 6459.  I mostly followed the pattern, just mixing up fabrics a bit more and adding in additional trim.  The pattern is designed as a halter, but all that fabric made it really heavy, and therefore quite uncomfortable.  So I sewed the straps down in the back, in a criss-cross pattern.  She LOVES the way it both looks and feels now.


I love that it's a fun, pretty dress with plenty of coverage, while also being comfortable.  It was a definite stash buster, using up five different fabrics.  She loves it!



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  1. love the dress, but love even more your daughters fun with posing. You can see the joy in her and that is so special.

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  2. Hello Brenna,
    What a beautiful dress, and lovely seeing how much your daughter enjoys wearing it. The crossed straps at the back look perfect - much prettier than a halterneck.
    Love, Muv

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