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March 9, 2012

Laura Ingalls Wilder Dress for Millie

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For Millie's 11th birthday {yes, my baby is getting old!}, at her request, I made her a Laura Ingalls Wilder Prairie Dress.  She loves old-fashioned things!  THIS is the pattern I used, and the fabrics can be found HERE and HERE.  


Here is the Laura Ingalls Wilder Prairie Dress I made for Millie in 2009 for her birthday.  Three years later, she still wears it although it is a bit below her knees now {with the wide hem let out}, and the sleeves are halfway to her elbows!  The loose waist makes it fit for a long time!



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10 comments :

notes of sincerity said...

Oh how adorable!!!

p.s.phyllis sews said...

Such a beautiful young lady and the dress turned out so well! I remember reading those books with my daughter several years ago and making a similar dress. Timeless and priceless!

Heather said...

SO cute!! She is a little doll, too. You did a great job on these. :o)

Grandma G said...

That's so cute! Great job!

Quiet Quilter said...

What a nice tradition! Love the dress....

LynCC said...

Totally fun!!! :) WHoop! WHoop!

Sarah Craig said...

That is so cute! I love it - and the fact that Millie likes to dress in old fashioned clothes! Whoop whoop!!

eye_on_sparrow said...

That is such a cute dress and so sweet that your girl loves to wear it. I love Little House On The Prairie too.

Caroline @ The Modest Mom said...

That is SO sweet! Thanks for linking up at Modest Mondays!

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

adorable and sweeet! thanks for linking to handmade tuesdays!