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Ayano for Ms. Diva ~ Part 1

I purchased and cut out the pieces for this ruffle dress the last weekend of March, but then it was put aside to complete some other projects {and interrupted by the kiddos}.  Now, I am back on track to finish this super-cute, super sweet ruffle dress from Ellie Inspired.

After cutting each set of pieces, I used a straight pin to pin the cut pieces to the pattern piece.  As a novice at sewing from a pattern this really has helped me to keep the pieces straight, even with the two-plus week gap between cutting the pieces and putting the dress together.

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I am using my serger to construct the dress.  After serging the side seams of the skirt sections and ruffles, I repined the pattern piece to the pieced together sections.  {Make sure to keep straight pins out of the reach of small children.}

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Here is the bodice section completed; except for the back placket and buttons.

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I am going to finish the ruffle edges with a rolled hem on the serger, and would probably completed that step this morning except that my looper threads are breaking.  I decided to set this aside, and will completely rethread the serger this evening when I can concentrate {i.e. ~ Mr. SD will be available to corral and occupy the children.}

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  1. Oh, it's going to be so cute, Kimberlee!! Love the fabric you used and thanks for the link to my site!

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  2. My husbad loves how you displayed all of your fabric along with the pattern. He will use this for when he does May for Me...
    I love the whole sewing world and wish I had the talen you and my husband have.

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