The Moustache Dress ~ a tutorial

Moustache Dress

I seriously can’t get over how cute these moustache dresses are!
And my little models?!?  Adorbs!
Trying to reign in my enthusiasm and type at the same time is HARD.
So freaking fabulous!
Okay.  Deep breathe.
Today I am going to show you how to create your very own moustache dress!
But first lets enjoy the cuteness….

Lime Green Moustache Dress

My little models {sisters} were so fun to work with!  
They each had their very own personality and attitude that suited these dresses perfectly.

Pink Moustache Dress

While one sister would pose the other two would run around like little rock stars.
It was awesome.


I took them to our local skate park.  
It was the perfect location for a moustache dress photo shoot.
So cute.
I wish I could put them all in my pocket and take them home…
To make your own moustache dress you will need to follow this Spring Ruffle Dress Tutorial.  You can find step by step directions and dress measurements there.  But first we need to create our very own unique, moustache patterned fabric…

DIY Moustache Dress (4)

Start by cutting moustache shapes out of craft foam.  
Or using moustache stamps if you can find them.

DIY Moustache Dress (5)

Use fabric paint to randomly stamp moustaches all over your fabric.  
Be sure to have some of the images overlap the edges of the fabric.

DIY Moustache Dress (6)

  When the paint is dry, heat set the stamped image by ironing the back of the fabric.

DIY Moustache Dress (9)

 Start sewing!  I used my Spring Ruffle Dress Tutorial to make all of these dresses.


Find some adorable little models and enjoy!

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Ahhhh so freaking fun!
If you are loving these dresses then you might also like: this DIY peacock ruffle dress or this DIY pineapple ruffle dress {coming soon}.

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  1. Emily Thompson says

    I LOVE that you printed your own fabric… my head is spinning with things I could print on fabric! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays and for the link back :o) Can’t wait to see what you bring next week. Emily @ Nap-Time Creations
    oh, and I just posted an amazing round-up from last weeks party… stop on over and check it out!

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