The Mighty Whitetail Deer Dress

Earlier in the summer, I used a coloring book from Fleet Farm to find an embroidery pattern of a whitetail buck. I eventually chose a buck’s head that I wanted to work with. I found a dress at Arc in Richfield that was cute and polka dotted but need some detailing. I embroidered my deer head onto it, took in the sides quite a bit and cut off about 4 inches from the bottom and hemmed it so that the overall effect was less frump, more fab. I found a purple belt to go with it but there is also a polka-dotted sash that came with the dress.

Here is the result of my handy work! The dress gets its official unveiling/first wearing on Monday.

Keep reading to see the photos…

Close-up of the buck:

deer embroidery close up 500

And here’s the bodice:

deer dress top cute 500

And the full dress:

deer dress with belt 400

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