Today is Wednesday and that means one thing, it's library day. This weeks theme was birds. There are a lot of bird fabrics on the market, but not a lot of cute bird fabrics. Or so, I thought until I came across this fabric from Aneela Hoey:
Those little birdies are adorable. I just didn't know what to do with it. I decided to go with one of my favorite stand-bys, the Oliver + S Popover Sundress.
Here are the reasons I love this dress:
1) It's a free pattern for a cute dress
2) It's quick and easy to put together (Zachary said he'd like to try to make one)
3) I love a pillowcase dress on a little girl, this has a similar simplicity and style
4) Piper likes to wear them, so it must be comfortable.
I have made several Popover sundresses in the past. I haven't even blogged about all of them. I change things up from time to time if I am feeling ambitious. This time I added a gathered top and some lace around the bottom.
I do wish I had made the ties a little longer. I try to keep them short or Piper unties the top all day long but I think I went a little too short this time. Trust me, there will be more Popover dresses in our future because I do love sewing this one up. And, look how cute it is on: