So we are finally here!!! If you haven't read Part 1 and Part 2, of the making of this dress, feel free to go back and look. As a reminder here is the In An Instant dress from Anthropologie.
And now here is my version of the dress made for $11 from materials bought at Walmart........
Anthropologie's In An Instant back.
Miss Emmie's Dress from the back.
The pleated shoulders on the In An Instant dress.
The pleated shoulder and added sleeve of Miss Emmie's dress.
The belt on the In An Instant dress.
The belt on Miss Emmie's dress.
This child was soooo excited to wear her very own "Anthropologie" dress to school, I only got pictures of her after she got home, so this is the dress after it had been worn all day at school, not to shabby huh? I love that although it has all the style of the original, the more casual knit fabric really holds up well as a play dress (and it washes well since she has worn it everyday it has been clean, directly after it comes out of the wash.) I made the top a little less fitted then the inspiration dress, because it was for a little girl, (I don't love skin tight stuff on kids) the top also has a little added length so it blouses a bit at the waist - this has a two fold reason, one so it is less constricting, and two so she can still get a little taller and not shorten the length of the skirt.
I made a quick little headband out of a few scraps and some elastic, it wasn't anything fancy so I didn't take pictures of the process.
As you can tell, I had one happy customer on my hands with this one, and she is definitely looking out for more "Anthro" dresses for me to copy for her!
I love comments, and would love to hear what you think about this project!!!
I'm linking up at......
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