Thursday, March 3, 2011

McKenna's Birthday Rainbow Feliz Party Dress

Wow..that's a mouthfull!
So McKenna turns four next week. FOUR! I can hardly believe that my baby girl will be four. It's amazing how fast time goes by anymore. I swear I blinked and here we are today.
Kenna is my girly girl--she loves dolls and dresses, all things pink and glittery, princesses, rainbows and unicorns. So it was no suprise to me when she told me she wanted a rainbow birthday party. And I was happy to oblige--I'm drawn to rainbow colors myself--just look around my house--yellow coffee table, purple wall, aqua kitchen, red accents, green laundry room. I love color!
I have always made McKenna a special birthday dress for her party. The past two years has been the Farbenmix Feliz pattern, which is now available in the book "Sewing Clothes Kids Love." It is my favorite favorite dress pattern, and Kenna's too! She loves to twirl in them, and always calls them her princess dresses. I really looked for a different pattern to use this year, but the Feliz just calls out to me. I've probably made a dozen or so of them between the girls--so I'm pretty much an old pro at sewing it up, haha!
I started looking around for fabric, and fell in love with Riley Blakes, "Feeling Groovy" line--which must be no coincidence--I LOVE Riley Blake fabric--Kenna's birthday dress last year was made from some, Jackson's crib set is made from her All Star line, the Christmas stocking and advent calendar I made this year were from her Colorful Christmas line, and the girls' Christmas dresses from last year were made from RB fabric too! I love all of her designs--they are so fun and colorful, and perfect for kid stuff. And the Feeling Groovy line was perfect for a rainbow dress!
Anyway, onto the pics right?!
The reason why she loves this dress so much....twirl factor!
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And just because she's cute!
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1 comment:

  1. uh-dorable! I love that fabric, and all the ruffles!!! My 5 year old would flip for a dress like this! I recently made a rainbow stripe tank dress for her (you can see it at my blog here: but I think I need to try one like yours! I am going to have to look for that book so that I can get my hands on the pattern for this one... Thanks for sharing! :)