Itty-Bitty Baby Dress

Well, I had grand plans of making another baby quilt, but as the due date approaches I decided to rein in my ambitions in order to get it in the mail on time. This is for the future child of one of my bridesmaids. I made it out of some of Heather Bailey’s Nicey Jane fabric. I had some fat quarters lying around that just cried to be made into baby garments. I like the contrast of the big bold print and the smaller one. I appreciate that dresses aren’t the most practical things for summer newborns, but I tried to make it big enough so that it would fit in August, when, if memory serves, baby will be at least a couple of months old.

The colours aren’t quite right in this photo – my auto-white-balance setting was not liking the dark background with all that pink and green. My adjustments in iPhoto made it somewhat more true-to-life but it’s still not quite right. Don’t you love J’s hands holding the itty-bitty dress? Poor J, when he’s not taking pictures of me in my various creations (and being sharply critiqued for his photography skills), he’s being forced to model.

Itty-Bitty Baby Dress

The itty-bitty dress pattern is another freebie, found on Made-By-Rae’s awesome site.

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