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Mini Darling Ranges tester roundup

Mini Darling Ranges Tester Round Up

We love our tester rounds, it’s one of our favourite parts of the patterns we create! It’s not an exaggeration when we tell you, that this round…the Mini Darling Ranges Tester Round, has been one of our favourites of all time.

The photos of these darling girls in their Mini Darling Ranges dresses will put a huge smile on your face, so be sure to take a look at these beautiful kiddos for a good dose of joy!  Thank you so much to our incredible testers, you’re all amazing!

Kristen Taylor's Mini Darling Ranges test dress
Kristen Taylor's Mini Darling Ranges test dressKristen Taylor's tester makeWho

Kristen, you can find her on Instagram @unsewcial.

Made

View B // Short sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love the v neckline of the pattern and love that it has inseam pockets – everything is better with pockets!

Miffy's Mini Darling Ranges tester dress Miffy's Mini Darling Ranges tester dress Miffy's Mini Darling Ranges tester dressWho

Miffy, you can find her on Instagram @seemiffsew.

Made

View B & View C // Short sleeve dress & sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

It can be made up and embellished to be as casual or dressy as you want and is very customisable. I appreciated the tips for customisation and long hem that can be let down with growth.

Do you have any future versions planned?

I would love to make View A and more versions in double gauze, gingham and tencel.

Nique Etienne's Mini Darling Ranges Tester dress Nique Etienne's Mini Darling Ranges Tester dress Nique Etienne's Mini Darling Ranges Tester dressWho

Nique, you can find her on Instagram @nique_et

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

How versatile it is. How much the little loves it. It’s a fight to get the little–who prefers to be naked– to let me take it off!

Do you have any future versions planned?

Yes, plan on making three more (one of each version).  I’d also like to do one with those really narrow rectangular sleeves. (I clearly have no idea what they are technically called).

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Lisa, you can find her on Instagram @lisa._.making

Made

View A // Long sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

A solid and versatile building block for a girls’ wardrobe, well-fitting and ripe for a variety of modifications.

Did you make any changes to your tester make?

I substituted large patch pockets for the inseam ones included in the pattern in order to play with the stripes in the fabric I chose.

Alexandra's tester Mini Darling Ranges dress Alexandra's tester Mini Darling Ranges dress Alexandra's tester Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Alex, you can find her on Instagram @giddyants

Made

View A // Long sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The simple but classic design. Freya has become quite fussy and particular about the dresses I make but she really liked this one. She will instantly tell me not to make something but she really wanted this dress. She picked out the fabric and loves her new dress. I think this pattern will be popular with us for many years to come.

Deborah's tester Mini Darling Ranges Deborah's tester Mini Darling Ranges Deborah's tester Mini Darling RangesWho

Deborah, you can find her on Instagram @deb_onaire

Made

View B // Short sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern??

I love the pockets, and so does my daughter! They’re roomy and can fit little things she likes to bring around with her.

Georgina's Mini Darling Ranges dress Georgina's Mini Darling Ranges dress Georgina's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Georgina

Made

View B // Short sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern??

The item looks great on and has lots of potential for hacks. I enjoyed making it soooo much!

Nicole's Mini Darling Ranges Dress Nicole's Mini Darling Ranges DressWho

Nicole, you can find her on Instagram @pokeycan

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

Sleeve options, pockets, the ability to print just the size(s) you need.

Sara's Mini Darling Ranges dresses Sara's Mini Darling Ranges dresses Sara's Mini Darling Ranges dresses Who

Sara, you can find her on Instagram @lille_landsby_liv

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

Everything! I’m going to make all of them!

Chloe's Mini Darling Ranges tester makeChloe's Mini Darling Ranges tester makeChloe's Mini Darling Ranges tester make Chloe's Mini Darling Ranges tester makeWho

Chloe, you can find her on Instagram @no.idle.hands.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love this pattern so much! I have done a lot of shirt dresses but this one stands out with its simple style, construction and ease of fitting. The sleeve variations and back tie detail make it so versatile. I know I will be making one (or several!) of each size as my girls grow up!

Do you have any future versions planned?

I have a twinning Misses version for myself in progress. Then another for my 3-year-old. I’m also thinking flannel long-sleeved versions will be fab this fall!

Amy's Mini Darling Ranges dress Amy's Mini Darling Ranges dress Amy's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Amy, you can find her on Instagram @amystevens1983.

Made

View A // Long sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love how the neckline and placket were finished, it was a really neat result.Nastasia's tester Mini Darling Ranges dresses Nastasia's tester Mini Darling Ranges dresses Nastasia's tester Mini Darling Ranges dresses Nastasia's tester Mini Darling Ranges dressesWho

Nastasia, you can find her on Instagram @poshpilar.

Made

View B & C  // Short sleeve and sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love the sleeve options and front button style. The suggestions for variations are nice and there are so many ways this dress can be changed/adjusted.

Ashley's Mini Darling Ranges dress Ashley's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Ashley, you can find her on Instagram @littlebitco.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The way the placket was constructed and neckline finished with a bias facing were my favourite. Not only did these steps turn out nice and clean but I felt a sense of satisfaction afterwards :)

Brigette's Mini Darling Ranges dress Brigette's Mini Darling Ranges dress Brigette's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Brigette, you can find her on Instagram @britasews.

Made

View B // Short sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love that it’s such a grown-up style but perfect for little ones. It looks polished but is still comfortable to play in! My daughter loves the spacious pockets – perfect for rocks and LEGO people.

Kelley's Mini Darling RangesWho

Kelley, you can find her on Instagram @stitchedtopray.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What is your favourite thing about the pattern?

The fit and style of the dress it’s the perfect summer dress.

The gorgeous Mini Darling Ranges dress by Deb The gorgeous Mini Darling Ranges dress by Deb The gorgeous Mini Darling Ranges dress by DebWho

Deb, you can find her on Instagram @deborahmanser

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress made into a maxi

What is your favourite thing about the pattern?

How straightforward it was and the different sleeve options.

Kiran's Mini Darling Ranges dress Kiran's Mini Darling Ranges dress Kiran's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Kiran, you can find her on Instagram @sew_kiran_sew.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

Do you have any other variations planned?

Yes, certainly. I have one in denim planned. I wanted to sew up tencel denim for the test but my daughter chose the double gauze instead.

Krystle's Mini Darling Ranges dress Krystle's Mini Darling Ranges dress Krystle's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Krystle, you can find her on Instagram @proverbs31_momma or on her blog.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The dress is so timeless and can be dressed up or down. It is a bit more loose-fitting, so my daughter, who usually likes knit dresses, grabs this one to wear because it’s comfy.

Lala's Mini Darling Ranges dress Lala's Mini Darling Ranges dress Lala's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Lala, you can find her on Instagram @lalanegrita.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love the relaxed fit and the buttonhole placket, it’s a perfect way to start using up my vintage button collection. Also the 3 types of sleeves I can use so the dress will look different each time.

Angela's Mini Darling Ranges Angela's Mini Darling RangesWho

Angela

Made

View A // Long sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The fit through the bodice was perfect, it is loose through the waist but can be tightened with the back ties. It was really quick to make too.

Heidi's Mini Darling Ranges makes Heidi's Mini Darling Ranges makesWho

Heidi, you can find her on Instagram @heidi_handmade_frenzy.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

All of the design details. :) So super love it!

Katrina's Mini Darling Ranges DressWho

Katrina, you can find her on Instagram @create_something_pretty.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The construction was super easy and I like the relaxed fit. I was expecting the Mini Darling Ranges to be a little challenging and time consuming to make but I was so surprised how easy it was.

Britta's Mini Darling Ranges dress Britta's Mini Darling Ranges dress Britta's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Britta, you can find her on Instagram @laundrypatterns.

Made

View B // Short sleeve dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

Super cute and very easy and quick to sew.

Cerrine's Mini Darling Ranges dressCerrine's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Cerrine

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

Super cute, simple girly pattern.

Naomi's Mini Darling Ranges dress Naomi's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Naomi, you can find her on Instagram @sew.what.naomi.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

I love patterns that extend my skills. This one definitely did. I also learnt how to use my machine for sewing on buttons. I really enjoyed the experience

Aimee's Mini Darling Ranges dress Aimee's Mini Darling Ranges dressWho

Aimee, you can find her on Instagram @cut_baste_sew.

Made

View C // Sleeveless dress

What was your favourite thing about the pattern?

The pockets!

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Anita is the Operations Manager here at Megan Nielsen Patterns, and happily works on multiple areas of the business in any one day! Anita is the first port of call for any of your customer service enquiries, manages daily operations and oversees all pattern production, graphic design, website maintenance, inventory management & drinking all the coffee/eating all the cookies in the cupboard.

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Lodi
Lodi
1 year ago

Awwww… such cuties!