Halloween Pillowcase Dress

There’s nothing cuter than girls in pillowcase dresses…I love dressing my little one in them!

Over Labor Day we were able to spend some much needed time with my hubby’s family in Indiana. I even got to squeeze in a fun sewing date with my sister in law Cory while the kids played! She is a big time fancy pants professional sewer with crazy talent and an etsy store called Sew Funky. Check out her cute bags!

Anyway, I asked her to show me how to make a pillow dress and she whipped one right up! I say she because I was more like an annoying helper looking over her shoulder..taking pics…Ha. I am trying to acquire some more advanced sewing skills!

Cory already had these pdf directions/pattern from Frog Legs and Ponytails, so we used it. Sorry this is not a tutorial. Maybe if I knew what I was doing more….here’s some pictures along the way though.




My favorite part was the extra large ric rac at the bottom we used.

The arms were the trickiest part but there’s a pattern for the cuts. Cory says don’t look at her ironing board cover,,,Mine looks like too 🙂

It came out super cute!! This plus a cute Halloween bow will be fantastic for next month!

And because I’m Instagram makes me feel like a profesh….

Thanks Cory for the fun sewing session!

xoxo
Lina

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20 thoughts on “Halloween Pillowcase Dress

  1. This is tooo cute! Your daughter is an adorable "model" too!
    My little girl has a few pillowcase dresses too but I bought them off etsy.

  2. this is unbelievably adorable! love the fabric you picked out and the ricrack peaking out is so cute. Great job!! what a cutie model too 😉

    i would love for you to stop by my diy fashion party this thursday to link up! it's called diy diva thursdays and is a place to link up all things fashion 🙂 hope youll come by!

    kara
    http://www.mineforthemaking.com

  3. Sew CUTE! I just shared it on my FB page… thank you for visiting my party!

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  4. So beyond darling! I need to learn how to make these for my daughter…or just buy them from your talented sister-in-law! LOL! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Inspiration Friday this week!
    Vanessa

  5. Cute dress! I love Hobby Lobby fabric, and recognize it when I see it. I bought the same orange polka dots for my daughter's October outfit. Love it!

  6. I've been wanting to make a Fall/Halloween pillowcase dress for my daughters – this one is adorable!!!

    I found you over at the TT&J Weekend Wrap-Up 🙂

  7. So, so adorable! Wishing I could talk my 11 year old into wearing one. 😉 You are so talented and your little girl looks so precious in it! Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Friday.

    Heather

  8. That dress is so awesome! I really really want to give one a try…. I wonder if my 12 yo will wear one! I adore those colours you chose, perfect for Halloween! I am inspired! Thanks! X

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