I picked out this lovely blue fabric, I think, at Joann's Fabric a couple months ago. It may have been at Walmart. When I saw the fabric I thought of youngest granddaughter, Dixie-Lee, but daughter in law Jess liked it so much it was earmarked for her daughter Lilly (middle granddaughter).
Thursday I finally decided on a pattern for the fabric. McCall's Express Yourself pattern 4042 in size 2. It was a thrift store find I made at the Goodwill store in Bedford, PA about a year or two ago. It was a really easy pattern. I had the fabric cut out and the dress together in about three hours. I think it turned out beautifully and hope that Jess will wear it on Lilly.
Phil and I spent the day at Warriorsmark yesterday. He training dogs and me cutting out fabric on the tables in the office. I cut out fabric for two outfits for Lilly and Dixie-Lee. Jassmine has gotten the bulk of the homemade outfits over the years. It's time for the other two girls to reap the benefits of having a Grandma who loves to sew for them!
Jess sent me this photo tonight of Lilly wearing the dress. She looks really cute in it. Of course, she's cute anyway. :)