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Sewing a sweet cotton tee shirt dress from Ottobre Design Magazine


Yesterday I took my kids out to their grandma’s farm to see some new baby chicks that just hatched. It was the first time that Cadie wore this little dress I made her from the 01/2014 issue of Ottobre Design. The pattern only has long or 3/4 sleeves so I substituted a cap sleeve I already had traced from Ottobre issue 04/2013.


The fabric on the bottom is woven… Monaluna’s Evening in the Meadow Collection. It’s so silky and tightly woven. For the top part of the dress I used Geo Dot Knit from Monaluna’s Woodland Knits collection. Monaluna fabric is so perfect for this project because they have soft organic knits and wovens that work so well together.


Perfect for holding baby chicks, don’t you think?


And this little dress is the sum of my spring break sewing. All of my little chicks have kept this momma chicken way too busy. 🙂

You might also like my tutorial for sewing easy girl’s tee shirt dresses with just a ready made shirt and a 1/2 yard or less of fabric!

Happy Sewing!

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3 Comments

  1. What a cure little dress. Great job. Love the fabrics. 🙂

  2. How do I get the tutorial for the DIY Kid’s Lunch Bag?

    1. The link is connected to the picture on the front page under ‘recently featured tutorials.’ You can also find it in our free tutorial archives (in the menu above) on the ‘Kid Love’ page. Thanks for asking! 🙂

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