The Caroline Party Dress: It’s Here!

Thanks to the humongous support from my family and friends and lots of amazing testers, I am releasing my third pattern in under 2 months. I have been working my little tushy off and I am thrilled to say….
The Caroline Party Dress pattern is here!

With a size range of 6 months to 12 years, this classic dress is going to be a staple item, for sure.

The Caroline Party Dress features faux cap sleeves, fully lined bodice, invisible zipper closure, and options for peter pan collar, belt loops, fully lined underskirt with tulle, and inseam pockets.
I think the pockets were a favorite amongst the girls.

Here are some guides to get you started!

The new pattern is available on Craftsy and Etsy and guess what? All 3 of my patterns will be on sale for the next 24 hours!  Craftsy will be automatically marked down to $7 and Etsy will be 20% off with the code “Caroline”.  This will be the very last sale I have for a long time.  I recently reached 4,000 likes on the Mouse House Creations Facebook page and started a Mouse House Creations Facebook group, so this sale is just my way of saying thank you!
My idea for this dress was born during my season of Project Run and Play… in fact, it was the very first week when I created my State of Grace look.  I drafted this pattern…
…and finally tweaked the heck out of it to create 
The Caroline Party Dress!  
This, my friends, is my ideal style. Classic and timeless.

Much thanks to my awesome right hand woman that does all of my digitizing and sketches and is just so incredible!
Jodi from jocole is wonderful!
Once again, I had the most amazing testers.  I really don’t know how I get so lucky, but I just continue to find people that are so willing to help and churn out the most amazing end products.
Thank you to my wonderful testers that gave me the best feedback, and as always, have a blast in my facebook testing group.
Thanks girls!
Here are a few highlights:

Thanks again and I hope you enjoy this dress…. I think it is my favorite pattern so far.  Stay tuned because there are lots and lots of fun things planned for 2014 🙂
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Hayley Crouse is a wife, mother and multifaceted designer. Her love of sewing, crafting, cooking and interior design infuses her daily life and naturally spills over into her online presence. She pushes the envelope of her creativity and hopes that others will be inspired to do the same. She currently authors the Welcome to the Mouse House Blog, is the pattern designer behind Mouse House Creations and is a collaborative designer with Willow & Co. Patterns.
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20 Responses to The Caroline Party Dress: It’s Here!

  1. Mie Brindle December 16, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

    BIG congrats Hayley!! And WOOOW your testers have done an amazing job.

  2. Jodi Bonjour December 16, 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    so pretty! I’m keeping this pattern in mind for easter dresses next year.

  3. CraftyHourMom December 16, 2013 at 4:47 pm #

    All the tester dresses are gorgeous! Nice work on the pattern!

  4. Shannon December 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm #

    Congratulations, Hayley. What a beautiful dress pattern (and just in time for the holidays!). I love what your testers have done with it. 🙂

  5. Chelise December 16, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

    I’m sure it’s another amazing pattern! There are some real gems up there from your testing group. Wow! I love the simple cap sleeves so much.

  6. The Graceful Rose December 16, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    Congratulations! I love that the sizing goes up to a 12! Can’t wait to sew some up for my girls 🙂

  7. Justine of SewCountryChick December 16, 2013 at 10:37 pm #

    I think this pattern is going to be hit Hayley.Classic, timeless and cute…everything I love for girls dresses.

  8. Jenya @ While she was sleeping December 17, 2013 at 10:27 am #

    Yey! Congrats!

  9. 58eveningdress October 20, 2014 at 10:32 pm #

    I love both looks…So cute


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