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East Coast Cardi - Keeping Little Shoulders Warm

So Tie Dye Diva* have released a new bolero/shrug/cardigan pattern, and it's filled a gaping hole in my daughter's wardrobe.  She has so many pretty dresses, but when the weather's cooler, or it shifts from a sunny afternoon to a cool evening, I get chills just looking at her.



The East Coast Cardi is perfect for keeping those shoulders and arms warm. While still showing off the beautiful dresses underneath.



This version is the straight bolero. It just hangs about over her shoulders, and pairs nicely with her Lemon Drop dress (blog post here).  This style also has an option for ribbon ties at the front. But I didn't have the perfect ribbon in my stash, and I was too impatient to wait to sew it up (and I must admit, avoiding the fabric store is generally a good thing - I always find my way to the clearance table, and find something I just have to grab).



There are two other versions - a tie front (check it out below), and a hidden button/snap version (haven't tried th…

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