This simple dress is a classic wardrobe staple. The PDF pattern includes multiple options: two skirt lengths, 4 sleeve options (sleeveless, 3/4 sleeve, long and short sleeves), invisible zipper, doll-sized zipper or hook and loop tape. It includes detailed instructions for techniques that will take the fear out of sewing with knits.
Recommended Fabrics: Medium-weight cotton/lycra knits, medium polyester knits, swim and dance 4-way stretch, stretch velour or lighter weight Ponte de Roma. Knits should be sturdy and retain shape after being stretched. Not suitable for overly light-weight knits. The ideal knit should stretch from 4”- 5”.
-¼ yard knit fabric (see suggested fabrics)
-Knit-n-Stable tape (optional)
-9” invisible zipper or 12” doll zipper or
-1” x 6” hook and loop tape
-Ball point needle (size 10-12)
-Twin Needle (optional)
-Rotary cutter and mat (optional)
-two-sided ¼” quilters tape (optional)
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 51 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.
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As is the same with all of her patterns, this one is easy to read and sew. With a little bit of knowledge it can easily be adjusted to create many different looks.
Loved making this dress and my little girl is thrilled too.