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Made in New Zealand by Sophie Mutu

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“Absolutely love this dress! Such a beautiful classic style, comfy fit and best of all my daughter loves it! 
Her favourite part is of course the pockets to keep her little treasures in! 
Thank you for such a beautiful dress that will be a staple in my little girls wardrobe”

Mel Brit – Kauri Dress

Sewing Pattern Spotlight

NEW Spring Embroidery Pocket Pattern

A delightful Spring Embroidery pattern for you to customise your handmade garments with.

Includes squared and rounded patch pockets for children’s sizes 1-10, and adults.


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