"Becka's Dress" is the Flossie Potter doll-sized version of a 1957 girl's dress by Marian Martin. It was suggested by a fan of Pixie Faire patterns, who sent a photo to me.
The dress features puffed short sleeves with cuffs, and a squared sweetheart neckline formed by two overlapping front bodice pieces. Two curves in the proper right bodice display decorative buttons. The round skirt falls beneath a curved front sash that ties in back. For an optional look, the front of the sash can continue as a panel to the hem.
Making this dress can be a fun way to mix and match fabrics from your remnant stash! It's also a great dress to make with holiday colors!
This Intermediate Level PDF sewing pattern contains 14 pages of instructions with full-color photo illustrations, 4 pages of printable summary instructions (to save on printer ink!), and 9 pages of pattern pieces.
Recommended Fabrics: Cotton, batiste (not suitable for knits)
SUPPLIES: (NOT suitable for knits)
NOTE: These are fabric color suggestions as shown on the cover . Please adjust the yardage if you will be changing the color placement.
Fabric A: 1/4 yd (42" w) light to medium weight fabric (such as taffeta or cotton)
Fabric B: remnant 7" h x 18" w (light to medium weight fabric)
Fabric C: 1/4 yd or fat quarter of 18" h x 22" w (light to medium weight fabric)
Lining: remnant 9" h x 22" w light weight fabric (such as batiste)
Closure items (such as hook-and-loop tape, snaps, or buttons)
Two 1/4" buttons (for the front)
(optional) for sash only: 15" mini piping
(optional) for sash with panel: 8" mini piping
sleeve board (helpful)
pinking shears (helpful)
turning tool (helpful)
fray stopping liquid
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 32 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Sew!
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