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4th of July Outfits

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Happy 4th of July everyone!

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I came across this adorable red, white and blue fabric at Hancock Fabric’s last week, so I grabbed a few yards.  

We were going to a party on the 4th, and I wanted to sew a coordinating brother/sister outfit for my little guys.

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I am thrilled how her dress turned out!  The pattern I used was New Look 6361, view A.  

Originally, I had planned on making the romper and shortening the pants to shorts, but since I hadn’t made them before, I wasn’t sure how the adjustments I wanted to make would turn out.  

 

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So I went with the dress pattern.

When I do make the romper, I am going to try to take a little of the volume out of the pants.

 

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At the last minute, I decided to add a little piping to the top and bottom of the halter top. I made my own piping, but you can just buy it online as well.

It made such a difference, really made the red fabric pop!

I love this dress pattern!  

It came together so quickly and looks adorable.  I will definitely be making a few more.

(They were totally the cutest kids at the party!)

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11 Comments

  1. Your kiddos look sweet. You have to dress them like this now while you can! Time flies too fast. I am new to your blog and am following it. I found you through Made By You Mondays. I would love a follow back if you have time.

  2. So cute!! Love the outfits!

    Those last two photos are absolutely adorable!

  3. They look great! I love them! It is hard to make coordinating brother sister outfits without making the boy outfit too girly!

  4. They look fab!
    I am now google following, please pop by, Karima x