With such glorious weather, Spring seems to have come early this year – which makes it the perfect time to stitch up some warm weather frocks.

Step 1: Spring Cleaning

For me, Spring is the perfect excuse to pull out some color.  And cotton is a perfect fabric choice.  Apples are more of a Fall crop, but this aqua/red/spring green novelty quilting cotton feels very appropriate for the season and caught my eye while I was digging through stacks of fabric.  

[Quilting cotton used as an apparel fabric sometimes gets a bad rap, but as long as you pick the right project, it works beautifully.  It is also an excellent choice for beginners since it behaves itself during construction.]

This was also an opportunity to do a little Spring Cleaning in the sewing room!  All of the items used for this dress are leftovers, or stashed items that have been abandoned for quite some time.  I just love it when that happens!

I love that fabric where did you get it
Very nice looking
<p>Great pictures!<br>(on the detail of the making, I can not give any opinion, I does not even how to handle a button!)</p>
SO CUTE. As always, blown away by the neat, feminine and professional finished product. Very inspiring!
<p>My gosh, this is so cute!</p>
<p>That is so beautiful</p>
<p>That is so beautiful</p>

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