Little Dresses for Africa

I chanced upon Sew and Sow Farm blog by Jan last week and read that she is embarking on ‘Dresses for Africa’ project.  What a worthy cause.  I know immediately that I would like to participate.  I followed Jan’s tutorial and managed to sew a cute little dress.


Then I saw Lillian’s pattern.  Lillian is an inspiration as she has sewn more than a 1000 dresses.  I was a little hesitant to sew with this pattern at first as I do not have much experience sewing garments and this pattern is more involved than the one shown in Jan’s tutorial.  Anyway I decided to go ahead and used Lillian’s pattern.  To my surprise it was not as difficult as I thought.



I am very pleased with how the little dress turn out.  Now I have 2 dresses all ready to send to Jan.

To show my support for May is for Makers, I have purchased the Spinning pattern from Beth at Cooking Up Quilts.  she has just released that pattern.

I am linking up with Sew Simple Saturday at Sew and Sow Farm. Hope you will join me to bring cheer to the girls in Africa.


2 thoughts on “Little Dresses for Africa

  1. Hi Sandra, I love the Dresses you made. They are so cute. I am glad you tried Ms. Lillian’s pattern. It turned out really cute! I may have to give those a try. Thank you for participating and for linking up! xo jan

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  2. These are so cute! You did great- your bias ties are so neat! I don’t like wrestling with bias :). Some little girls are going to be very happy.

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