Halloween Dress

Halloween Dress

I bought this Alexander Henry fabric back in September from Sew, Mama, Sew with the intention of making Katie a dress for Halloween. We have a few annual events that don’t require costumes and I had seen this outfit on etsy and was inspired. A little more than a week before Halloween and hmm, no dress yet. Determined, I plugged away on Wednesday while the kids were at preschool and about four hours later a Halloween dress — really an underdress and an overdress — was realized. Now I just need to get to the costumes.

Halloween Dress

Pattern: Ottobre Design 06/2007 Pattern 17
Fabric: Trick or Treat by Alexander Henry in blue, polka dot and stripe by Moda in orange
Yardage:
Size: 116

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10 Responses to “Halloween Dress”


  1. 1 melissa f. October 25, 2007 at 10:34 pm

    you are so committed to this sewing clothes thing– between this and the knitting you’ve got me spinning.

  2. 2 sheree October 26, 2007 at 5:13 am

    This is so sweet. That Alexander Henry print is darling!!

  3. 3 Heather October 26, 2007 at 10:45 am

    I really loved this dress when I saw it in the pattern book but didn’t even think about it in a simple cotton! What a cute cute cute cute cute cute dress! It’s very much inspired me! I can see this in Christmas cottons!

  4. 4 amandajean October 26, 2007 at 2:19 pm

    I love that orange polka dot fabric. katie is such a cutie.

  5. 5 lisa October 26, 2007 at 2:44 pm

    Great job on this project. She looks adorable and I love the colorful pumpkin fabric.

  6. 6 twiddletails October 26, 2007 at 6:31 pm

    So cute!

  7. 7 Thimbleanna October 26, 2007 at 11:00 pm

    How adorable! What a lucky little girl!

  8. 8 Cindy October 27, 2007 at 8:42 pm

    That is soooo cute. I would love to do something like that in 4 hours!! I’m scared to even start a pot holder I have cut out!! Lovely, and Katie too!

  9. 9 Jennifer October 30, 2007 at 3:44 pm

    How delightful this dress idea is! Oh, I wish I’d seen this sooner and then I could have made something for myself for tomorrow (the BIG day) — I work at my son’s school and he begged me NOT to dress up (most adults here do) but this would have been a nice compromise! Maybe next year….


  1. 1 The Turkey Day Outfit « mama urchin Trackback on November 24, 2007 at 9:04 am
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