Is it Christmas yet? Maxi Alder

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The time between Halloween and Christmas is my favorite season. So of course I had to make a fun dress to wear!

Actually I searched everywhere for the fabric equivalent of the ugly Christmas sweater. Maybe I looked too soon, but I found this cute stripe pattern, complete with silver snowflakes, at Walmart.

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I just cut the Grainline Alder dress to a maxi length. And added a 1.25″ waistband, with elastic, for my first go at a Christmas dress.

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It took about 3 yards, but I bought 4, just enough to make a little something else…

Loving the holidays…Coco

5 thoughts on “Is it Christmas yet? Maxi Alder

  1. Hi, I’m an avid fan, but puzzled: My Alder Grainline is so very different. I know you changed to a V neck and added sleeves, but still….
    Could you possibly have been using a different Grainline pattern?
    It’s an adorable and flattering dress, which is why I’d love to know its “bones”. Thanks for sharing all of your inspiring makes.

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  2. So cute! Isn’t it amazing that really cute, good quality fabric can be found at Wal Mart? I have found that their fat quarters are of much better quality than Jo Ann’s.

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