Monday, March 5, 2018

Easter with The Handmaidens cottage blog tour

Today is my day on the Easter with The Handmaidens Cottage blog tour. I am so excited   to be here. Thank you to Lo at for hosting this tour and to for providing us with the patterns for this blog tour.

I have 3 Easter dresses to make this year. Well, let's reword that. I get to make 3 Easter dresses this year. So when Lo posted about this tour, I knew I had to apply for it. I immediately went to The Handmaidens Cottage website, and let me tell you, I had a tough time deciding which pattern to make. So many cute choices. I chose the Tea Party Dress.

Years ago I was making dresses to sell and I made one that was similar to this. I had loved those dresses and they sold well. So, when I saw this, I just had to do it.
I knew this dress would be loved by my granddaughters.  I only had time to get 1 done for this blog tour.  So, I sent 1 daughter to buy my fabric. She took 1 of her girls with her, not the one this dress is for, but she knew her big sister would like this fabric. She was right, they got it home, and my oldest granddaughter loved it.

My granddaughter was so excited when she saw the picture of the dress I had sent my daughter.

Because Easter can still be a bit chilly in our neck of the woods, I am going to add the eden blouse to wear under this. And then, I have decided that to really make it stand out, we need a full slip underneath.  So, I need to sit down and gather more layers of ruffles. But, you know, it is worth it. When they are excited over what you make.

Just a short recap:
 The pattern is the Tea Party Dress  (sizes 6 months - 8) from Use the coupon code: EasterTour2018 for 30% off all patterns and bundles. It would be greatly appreciated if you would use my affiliate link

The fabric is from

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Please visit all of the Easter Sewing Pattern Inspirations on the Handmaiden's Cottage Easter Dress Blog Tour hosted by Seams Sew Lo!
  1. March 1st: Seams Sew Lo
  2. March 2nd: Miinoma Studio
  3. March 3rd: Momma You Can Make It
  4. March 4th: Kate Will Knit
  5. March 5th: Kathy's Kwilts and More
  6. March 6th: Granma Texas Sews
  7. March 7th: Our Play Place
  8. March 8th: Aurora Designs
  9. March 9th: Frullemieke
  10. March 10th: My Sewing Roots
  11. March 11th: Manning the Machine
  12. March 12th: Seams Sew Lo (Round Up)
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  1. What and adorable dress! How much fun to have a sister pick out fabric for another sister!

  2. Lovely fabric. Well done with all those ruffles.

  3. So pretty Kathy! love the fabric choices the tea party!

  4. What a lovely dress! And your model is sweet!!

  5. Beautiful dress and oh look at all the ruffles! You did a great job.

  6. Ooh, that yellow is amazing on this dress! I love how it makes that blue just pop right out there! You did such an amazing job with all of those ruffles, and she sure looks happy in her beautiful dress! Awesome job!

  7. love the pic with her tea set. Very cute dress