Sweet Pea Recital Dresses

When Isabelle, age, 5, played her very first piece at a piano recital recently, this is the dress that she wore.  It is “Sweet Pea” from Susan Stewart Designs.  Her grandmother, Lynn, had the pleasure of creating it. 

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Lynn said “this pattern tends to run long, but it really isn’t a problem as you shorten it at the waist.”  Lynn preferred to use her serger for the construction and said, “it worked so well I wouldn’t use anything else.”

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Isabelle’s older sister, Cecilia, also received a special dress for this recital.  

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Lynn said the fabric is from her stash, some from SR Harris and “who knows where.”

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“It’s an easy and fun pattern to do and the girls loved it because it swishes,” says Lynn.

Lynn reports that the girls played their piano pieces very well.

 

 

 

 

 

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