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Dress a girl around the world: one pillowcase dress done

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A while ago I came across a tweet by Louise from Sew Scrumptious about “Dress a girl around the world”. She is the UK coordinator for this charity which aims to provide little girls in need with proper dresses. Having a dress is not only a matter of looks, it is also a way to show these girls are cared for: this is comforting for them and discouraging for possible predators.

I immediately loved this idea and picked a pretty flowery blue cotton to make my first dress. On top of being for a good cause, this allowed me to practice my top stitching: I wanted the dress to be perfect!

I will surely make some more because they are quite addictive to make. What about you join in? All information (including links to patterns) is available on Sew Scrumptious dedicated page.

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5 thoughts on “Dress a girl around the world: one pillowcase dress done

  1. Love the dress and you picked a great fabric. I’ve made a few pillowcase dresses for charity before and am about to make some again for another project I just found.

    1. They’re great fun to make aren’t they? I found some pillow cases I don’t use anymore in a lovely blue, it will be two more dresses soon!

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