Vision Accomplished – Bow Collar

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Pinterest is really fueling my creativity in sewing. I could, and probably do, spend hours just soaking up the inspiration. Take this collar for instance. Don’t you just love that feminine detail? Well, I had to try to recreate it.


I used my trusty New Look 6845 pattern to begin with. Starting with this idea for drafting a collar, I made up on my own pattern pieces. I learned a lot, and I would do some things different next time. If I do sew this up again, I’ll put together a full tutorial.

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I thought the contrast of the geometric print by Sis Boom fabric(Poodle Collection) and the feminine white bow made for a fun combination. I’m thinking of making a sort of blog series when I put something like this together totally inspired by someone else's work. So look for more “vision accomplished” posts to come.
Avery has a special Daddy date night tomorrow night, so she really “needed” a new dress. Can’t wait to get those sweet photos tomorrow!

14 comments:

  1. Wow, I'm impressed! It turned out so sweet. Yes, Pinterest can be absorbing but I have found it to be very inspirational, too.

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  2. It's SO CUTE! I hope you post a tutorial. That would be awesome.

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  3. I pinnned that same collar----love it!!!!!

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  4. So cute! She'll feel extra special on her date with daddy. Love it!

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  5. This is just gorgeous! I love it@

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  6. yes, please put together a full tutorial :)

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  7. Everything about this dress is SO beautiful! Great job!

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  8. Hello,

    It's really warming my heart to know that someone out there, in different of the world, had made something based on my tutorial

    Glad you like the collar
    And that's trully a beautiful dress you've sewn

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  9. Super cute, love the collar!
    Also, did you make your mannequin?

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    1. Thank you! I just used mod podge and vintage patterns to decorate a flea market find.

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