08 July 2011

Fun Summer Craft Project: Pillowcase Dresses

A couple months ago I came across a craft article on how to make pillowcase dresses.  I thought it was such a cute idea, as well as a simple enough project that even the most sewing challenged like myself, could grasp the pattern!  These dresses are just adorable and they are perfect for the warm summer months.  I finally decided this weekend to try my hand at making some for my own girls!

Pillowcase Dresses

                       *Here's an example of a finished pillowcase dress

I also found out that there is a charity out there that accepts handmade pillowcase dresses for girls in Africa.  The group I am speaking of is called Little Dresses For Africa.  These dresses are distributed to girls in orphanages, churches, and schools in Africa that are in need.  It's such a worthwhile charity for those who love to craft for a good cause!

Here is a link to the simple pillowcase dress pattern from the Little Dresses For Africa website!  Click HERE!


  1. Pillowcase dresses are so adorable! Good luck!

    Following you back from the hop!

  2. Thank you for stopping by my blog! I tried to find your GFC but I think it may be having some issues (when is it not?) so I followed you via the blogger follow so I hope it shows up! I'll stop by again later and see if GFC is working :)

  3. Thanks for stopping by Joy Filled Living! Following you back! (and I'm in Oregon, too!)

  4. such a cute idea!

    New follower from the super stalker sunday blog hop.


  5. I am a new follower from the super stalker sunday blog hop. Feel free to stop by my blog: http://www.organicplanet.blogspot.com/

  6. Hi!

    Thanks so much for linking up with Super Stalker Sunday hop. There are several wonderful blogs participating this week, you're certain to find a few new favorites!

    I look forward to reading more from you! I am following you via RSS, FB & Twitter...your GFC widget wasn't displaying, I'll be back to try again later!

    Your Co-Host,
    Emily from Nap Time Is My Time

    P.S. - I've recently switched from blogger to WordPress and had some issues when transferring the GFC widget. I'd really appreciate if you could double check to ensure you're following me!

  7. stopping back by from blog hop..thanks for visiting Couponing Texas...I'm now a follower and will grab your buttons and post them to my blog...

  8. Hi there thanks for visiting and following.. folowing you back... what a creative idea for re-purposing pillow cases ... can't wait to read how your project goes.. HHL

  9. The dress is so adorable!
    Who would have ever thought?

    Happily following you back!
    Thanks for hopping by!

  10. Heidi, Thanks so much for the follow. I would love to follow you back , but your follow button is not clickable.

    Cute dress you made, wow! I am impressed. I will check back later to see if I can click on your follow button.

    Nicole Weaver
    Trilingual Children's Author

  11. The dress is adorable. I want to make one of these too. I already follow you! Thanks for linking up from the Cup of Joe hop.

  12. Stopping by from the Alexa Hop & new GFC follower :)
    The Job of Mommy

  13. Hi, I'm stopping in at blogs of people who are a) stunning sewers and b) have good hearts. Girls in Africa stay out of school on the average of 9 weeks because of menstruation (lack of supplies, etc.) There is a need for cloth menstrual pads and many organizations who will send them. Here's a list of sites with patterns and organizations that will send them: http://tinyurl.com/3tlhdcc
    Thanks for letting me stop in.