Can a girl ever have too many dresses? :) After the success of the last dress I made for my daughter's American Girl doll Rebecca, I decided to try my hand at another one.
This one started off as a baby t-shirt from the Dollar Store.
I washed it, turned it inside out and pinned according to Rebecca's shape. I tried to carefully follow the pins while giving the dress a cute shape. I loved the fact that I didn't have to hem it!
I had initially thought of making simple ties for the sleeves but then decided to make a nicer collar. The sleeves ended up being more like those on a tank top and the collar is very stretchy, so it's easy to put on and take off.
My daughter thinks it's perfect for going to the pool and now wants me to make Rebecca a bathing suit!
I also made her a matching headband with some ribbon I had leftover from another project. I will be making her many more of those as they hold her hair back very nicely and my daughter can put them on her easily.
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