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Unicorn with glitters birthday dress

Also our middle girl had her birthday, with of course a new birthday dress. I used the Sonetto tunic and dress from Eunoia Design, which is now on sale at Sew PDF*.

I love patterns with lots of options to really put together your own dress. This pattern definitely has lots of options. It includes 4 different sleeve lengths, 2 different bodice lengths and 2 different skirt lengths (tunic and dress) and then different options with the placket and ruffles. I love asymmetrical details so I of course opted for the asymmetrical placket. It took me several orders to find buttons I liked. I don’t use buttons that often and when I do I usually just need a couple of them. I have lots of single or pairs of buttons. For this dress I needed 4 the same buttons, which I didn’t have in my stash. The first batch of buttons I ordered where either too small, too big or too ugly, so I returned them. In the second batch these buttons were the ones I liked the most. They could be a bit bigger, but I couldn’t find ones that were the right colour, the right size and not too expensive.

The skirt underneath the dress is also included in a pattern and is a standalone skirt, just a bit longer than the dress. I used some unfamiliar fabric with little stretch that I have been gifted several years ago. It sparkles so of course our girl loves it!

Fabric: unicorn fabric from Evim Textiel stoffen
Pattern: Sonetto tunic and dress from Eunoia Design, which is now on sale at Sew PDF
Sizing: 2T – 20 youth
Options: tunic or dress length, short bodice or long bodice, short, 1/2, 3/4 or long sleeves, band or binding for neck and sleeves and full or half plackets, centered or offset placements, top placket ruffles
Difficulty: confident beginner

Items in 2021: 74
# Fabric this post: 0 in – 1 out (Total fabric in 2021: bought 65 new fabric – used 99 fabric – 52 scrap pieces – 5 gifted fabric) – in total 65 in 99 out
# Patterns in 2021: 7 in – 7 out

* Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links”. This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission, the price for you will be the same, it doesn’t cost you anything extra. Thank you for supporting my hobby and my fabric and pattern addiction

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