Monday, October 15, 2012

Bubble mania

A few weeks ago, I put patterns and a little tutorial online for making a bubble dress. I've been so overwhelmed by all the positive responses! From hundreds of (re)pins on Pinterest, and  Shwin & Shwin and Sewset putting a spotlight on the dress, to Singer Brazil promoting it on their Facebook page and, last but not least: many fellow sewing fanatics and bloggers letting me know that they enjoyed making the dress. Thanks to all of you - you cannot imagine the gratification this warm response has given me :-)

Today, I'd like to share some pictures of awesome bubble dresses made with my pattern and tutorial.

Adrianna of Crafterhours made a bubble dress in Rashida Coleman Hales' marvellous Washi fabric. What a sunny little dress this is!


Mary Jo of All This For Them made two stunning bubble dresses. The left one is my favorite :-)

Anne Riggs also made a couple of bubble dresses, and is selling them in her Etsy shop! The dress on the left is in vintage Laura Ashley fabric. Sam of Sam Making Lists (the funniest blog I've ever read!) made a very sweet version for her cute little daughter (right hand picture).

Mrs. Kanuckles made one in a knit fabric and shared it in her flickr-account. It's less bubbly in knit, but I like it a lot! And finally, Jeannie made the dress in the same fabric as I did (Echino Chelsea Lion) for her daughter Juliette.

If you also used the pattern and would like to see it featured here, just send me an email or put a comment below this post, and I'll update it! Thank you Adrianna, Anne, Jeannie, Kelly, Mary Jo, and Sam for allowing me to use your pictures :-)


  1. The dresses are all beautiful. I sure don't remember wearing anything so cute when I was a little girl! Thanks for including my dress and mentioning my Etsy shop!

  2. Aw, they are all so pretty! I love seeing how others put their own spin on the same pattern! Nice work everyone! And thanks, An!

  3. Lovely work on all these dresses! Thanks again, An!

  4. If I ever have a little girl she will LIVE in a bubble dress. I think they are so cute and I love these dresses made from your pattern!

  5. First I wanted to say your sewing is lovely and so inspiring :) I've enjoyed seeing them all over the web. I have to admit this is my first visit on your blog, I have to thank you fr adding my little blog to your blog roll ( your Wordpress address ended up in my stats) and that's how I found you :) I am your newest follower and I can't wait to see whtpat you have in store for us! I think I might have to make a bubble dress for Miss E, I'll send you photos :)


    Here's one of mine; I love it! I made another in a knit fabric. I found that if you lengthen the top skirt a little, but not the lining, it will bubble out a little more and not lay flat.

  7. It's gorgeous, Jackie! Thank you for using my pattern :-) And what a great tip to make it more bubbly.