This simple pillowcase dress is so sweet and easy to make! It comes in seven sizes – 6 months, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. A ribbon or fabric tie is inserted through the casing at the top of the dress and tied on one or both sides. Detailed instructions are included for making the fabric ties and finishing the seams. Dress can be made from two fabric rectangles (photographed on last page of the instructions) or dress can be made with or without the apron, from four fabric rectangles (plus a rectangle for the apron). A vintage doily, hand towel or handkerchief will look beautiful on the front of the dress in place of the apron.
The dress can be worn alone or it will look adorable with a coordinating t-shirt (long or short sleeves), turtleneck or onesie, along with tights or pants underneath the dress. You can also make a shorter version of the dress for a cute shirt! Medium weight cotton fabrics were used for sample dresses.
This PDF e-pattern includes measurements for dress, a detailed materials list, clear instructions written in English and step-by-step photographs.
MATERIALS NEEDED FOR MAKING DRESS FROM FOUR FABRIC RECTANGLES (ANY SIZE)
44/45” Fabric – 3/8 yard for top of dress, 1/2 yard for bottom of dress, 3/8 yard for apron (optional), 1/4 yard for fabric tie (optional)
7/8” or 1” Ribbon for tie at top of dress – one 60” piece (not needed if you are making fabric tie)
MATERIALS NEEDED FOR MAKING DRESS FROM TWO FABRIC RECTANGLES (ANY SIZE)
44/45” Fabric – 3/4 yard for dress, 1/4 yard for fabric ties (optional)
7/8” or 1” Ribbon for ties at top of dress – two 42” pieces (not needed if you are making fabric ties)
There are seven pages of instructions and twenty-five photographs.
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*Note: These are downloadable instructions and pattern for making an item. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
Philley, Beth - December 10th, 2012
Dressler, Debbie - August 3rd, 2012
Very nice andeasy pattern. Enjoyed making it
Willett, Linda - May 16th, 2012
Super easy and very cute!
Clark, Jenny - April 19th, 2012
I can't believe how quick and easy these dresses are to sew up. The pattern was easy to follow and fit my daughter perfectly.
Little Owls House - February 24th, 2012
Easy & Adorable!
Normandin, Melissa - February 5th, 2012
Simple, easy and fun!
green, nadine - February 4th, 2012
only make the1 time so far and they love it going to make more this summer
cromley, devon - January 28th, 2012
Easy to follow!
sewmanycrafts - January 12th, 2012
I've made two of these so far (size 2T). Very quick and easy - no defined armholes so no seam binding to pin and sew; very cute when finished. Love the many different sizes and numerous options to obtain different looks. The 2T seems to be true to size. Will be using this pattern again.
Corneille, Allison - January 10th, 2012
easy to follow pattern! sweet & simple :)
MellyG - January 4th, 2012
Easy to make pattern. I found it to run a little short, so I had to add some length, but otherwise a great pattern.
bubbilicious*boutique - January 4th, 2012
Cute and easy but sizing seemed a little big in the bust area. Made it kind of bulky up there. I had to adjust the length also because my kids are short.
N. Rathmann - January 4th, 2012
This was very easy to make and an adorable pattern.
Stacie Hart - August 1st, 2001
I found that the size chart made it a little too big. It was cute though just the Bust area in the 4 T was big. The length was great.
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