Vogue 9072: Kristen's little Flower Girl

Oh boy, life can get in the way of blogging sometimes! I was determined to get the posts from my daughter's wedding finished at LEAST by her one year anniversary......coming in just under the wire!

I volunteered to make the little Flower Girl dress for the groom's niece, because I knew it would be so much FUN! There really aren't too many patterns that fit the bill, but no worries, Vogue 9072 was perfect.

My daughter, the bride, had a vision of the dress for her flower girl, and wanted a sash with a big bow on the back, in a color to match the bridesmaids dresses. Although I had the flower girl's measurements, she lives in Illinois, and I live in Michigan, so it helped  to pull up some information on the David's Bridal website to reference their sizes for a starting off point.

Luckily, my local JoAnn Fabrics had the perfect dotted tulle for the skirt overlay, and the satin for both the dress and the bow. I was able to source the lining from my stash. In order for the bow to stand up and not collapse due it's size, I underlined/stuffed it with some stiff netting. I also used the same netting gathered in horiziontal rows and stitched to the lining, between the lining and dress fabric, to function like a crinoline so the skirt would pouf out a bit. My daughter loved it, and I think the little Flower Girl had fun in her fancy dress!

And I couldn't resist making this little dolly's dress for the flower girl, so they could 'match'. It was a quick crochet project, and I had no trouble finding matching ribbon for the sash in my ribbon stash. 

The Bride and Groom will be celebrating their 1st Anniversary next week....my how time flies!



  1. The dress is so cute and love the idea

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  3. That is the most precious flower girl dress I have ever seen! I LOVE the matching doll ensemble!

    1. Thank you, Vanessa! I took a peek at your blog...congratulations on your new bundle of joy!

  4. Perfect! I bet she loved that her dress and her doll's dress was made for her! Lovely work!

  5. It was so perfect!! Thank you again!


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