Flora Bundle by Jilly Atlanta

It was a delight to stitch up this sweet ensemble for my baby girl… how is she almost 1?!  She’s my third baby yet I am still shocked at how quickly they learn & grow.  But I digress… this post is all about the girly cuteness designed by Jilly Atlanta.

This was my first time stitching up a Jilly Atlanta pattern, but she has so many beautiful options in her shop, that I am sure it won’t be the last.  The Flora bundle includes a sweet buttoned diaper cover and a button top with the options for pin-tucking or sheer overlay.  It is sized 0-12 months.  My daughter wears 9-12 months in ready to wear & I made the 12 month according to the measurements chart.  I feel the fit is just right. This pattern was very clearly written with bright photos to lead you along each step.

I chose to make the pin-tucked top in one of my favorite fabrics from Lecien, Princess Rose Large Floral Bouquet Dots in Grey.  With french and fully enclosed seams, the finish is very professional looking.

The diaper cover is made with a beautiful solid fabric from Art Gallery called Verve Violet.  The trim is from my stash & coordinates just perfectly to add a little bit of fancy to the already lovely shape of the buttoned front.  Fabric covered buttons that I made myself with another print from Lecien’s Princess Rose line are my favorite.  A little bit of fussy cutting made for perfectly placed rose buttons.

The fit is *just* right over her cloth diapered bum (though we used a slimmer diaper than usual to be sure it fit).
The look is finished off with an adorably large bow headband that I made using The Bow Headband pdf pattern from Anna Banana with the same fabric as the covered buttons.  Isn’t it just the cutest headband?!

I really love the completed look of this pattern & see several more summer tops in my future for this little one.  How gorgeous would this be made in voile or double gauze?!  A diaper cover made in bucks or anchors would make a sweet little baby boy gift.
All opinions are my own & fabrics used can be found in our shop.  We are continuing our New Years promotion through the end of January:  All US purchased $40 or more receive free shipping with the code FREE40.  International orders $40 or more will receive a shipping discount.

 

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