Bandanna Dress

The 15-Minute Bandanna Dress  

How cute is this?


I found this great idea from Trey & Lucy. Tanya gives a great tutorial and makes it look sooo easy! There are a lot of people on etsy selling super cute ones too! Here is what the dresses can or should look like:
This darling one is from Fancy Pants By Jamee


A little different variation by Shelly Stout
(Shelly’s etsy shop link is broken- Shelly, if you are out there, email me so I can give you credit for this!)
Magnolia Girls has this sassy print dress:
And lastly, how cute is this one from abbysatticsatx?

Trey and Lucy’s tutorial looked easy enough so I decided to give it a try and maybe work my way up to the more advanced dresses… and here is what happened…


Mine looked like a tent on Leah- not flattering at all! I might try this again someday, but for now I will add this to our list of Craftastrophies and move on. The rest of you can keep laughing…
Wife, mom of 5, and creator of Somewhat Simple, Stephanie has a passion to create and inspire. She is an Orange County transplant who is now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, cooking and creating simple projects for her home and family.
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  1. Megan says

    Hey, I thought your dress was super cute!!! I've been thinking about trying one of these this summer, but they do look cute with a shirt underneath, so maybe I won't have to wait!

  2. pk says

    All of the dresses are adorable, including yours! Hard to see the whole thing, but it sure looks like it turned out great. I think we're all too hard on ourselves. :-) I'm the same way sometimes when I make something, but I could see someone else do it the exact same way and love it.

    pk @ Room Remix

  3. nicole says

    I've followed that tutorial also, and mine looked like a tent too! I don't know where I went wrong, but it was awful. Just awful.

  4. Shirley says

    These bandanna dresses are too cute! Even the one you did. Hey, nothing looks "un-cute" on a cute little girl ! :-)

  5. Jane says

    I don't think your dress was a total fail either. Maybe it will be a little less tenty when she's a bit bigger?