Hazel’s Birthday Gift

Hazel’s birthday is tomorrow! She’s organised to meet with her friends and eat a lot of baked goods, which sounds like the ideal day, to me.

Hazel stands against a white brick background, holding a chocolate cake on a gold plate in her hands. There are graphics overlaid on the picture; one is a party hat, placed on her head. The others are the words 'Happy Birthday', some confetti, and a floral garland, all arranged in the white space around Hazel.

As it is a weekday tomorrow, I’ve given Hazel her gift today – this pinafore dress.

Hazel stands against a white brick background, holding a peach checked pinafore dress up to herself. She's in a grey cardigan and a wool skirt, and looks down at the dress.

I tried out a new facing method on it with ribbon, which worked quite well. It’s very fiddly, but doable.

Close-up of the interior of the top edge of the pinafore. A line of pale pink ribbon has been stitched over the hem edge, concealing the raw edges. The two straps match the fabric.

I was hoping to get more pleats out of the skirt, too, but it’s alright for now. I can add a piece to the centre front in the future if I really want to.

Hazel stands against a white brick background, smiling at the camera. She wears the peach pinafore over her white floral dress, one hand to her chest and the other in one of the in-seam pockets.
Hazel stands against a white brick background, wearing the peach pinafore over her white dress. She has one leg extended in front of her, and is looking down at the dress. Her hands are clasped at her waist. One braid falls over her shoulder.

It’s a little short for this dress, but definitely still cute! Hazel likes it, though it is more of a spring/autumn piece. Give it a few weeks, H, and you’ll be wearing it day in, day out.

Anyways, see ya!

FillieFanatic

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