(Closed) Flower girl dress – need your opinions

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
750 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

How cute is she and the dress is adorable.

I do like the changes you want to make, I think if you do put a sash with a flower (which I think will finish off the dress) You don’t really need to make the top shorter.

Great job if I was having flower girls I’d certainly ask for a template from you !

Post # 4
45748 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Aelie:  Very cute! Did you crochet the top or is it elasticized fabric?

I might make it just an inch or so shorter in the bodice although I think it looks fine as is. Remember if you are going to add a sash, it will cover the waist seam anyhow.

Post # 5
2616 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

its cute i think the brown ribbon will make the dress extremely beautiful. its needs the sash aswell. dont change the bodice

Post # 7
1225 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

@Aelie:  The length of the bodice is fine, no need to shorten it. I agree with you on using brown ribbon instead of white (that’s the first thing I noticed). I would also use grosgrain ribbon instead of satin. A sash would be a good addition, maybe with a translucent gold flower.

Post # 8
1524 posts
Bumble bee

@Aelie:  I do agree with u shorten the bodice and use satin fabric instead of ribbon it will make a huge difference other than that its super cute

Post # 9
1524 posts
Bumble bee

The bodice on these are a little shorter which I think makes them look more “kiddie” (that’s the best way I could describe it sorry OP)

Post # 10
2213 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Very cute!  I think the bodice is fine how it is, but it might look a bit cuter if you change the proportions of the dress by shortening it.  I’d say try aim to end the crocheted bodice around the belly button or an inch or two above.

I wouldn’t do a sash if you’re shortening the bodice – it will compete with the awesome tulle skirt too much.  I would use multiple ribbons in the same colors as the skirt for the straps.

Excited to see your finished product!  I’ll be making the flower girl dress for my niece, who will be a little over 2 when we get married.  🙂

Post # 11
3039 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Very cute! I would shorten the top just a little bit, then probably add a little sleeve to it instead of the ribbon. I think that would look better since it’s a fall wedding (right now I think it looks cold!). As for adding something for the waist, perhaps you could pin a big sunflower to it the day of the wedding?

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