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The favorite dress for sunny Sundays, comes in girls sizes 1-12, in both about the knee length, and maxi dress length options.
Your little girl is sure to love this dress. This is my models favorite - she won't take it off. I made the second sample just so her mother would have a chance to wash them.
It has an elastic back for a perfect fit that allows room to move and grow. The ruffles increase in size to add interest, and the dress is sewn with French seams to give it a high end finished look. The instructions are detailed with step by step photos to make sewing this enjoyable, plus if you have a question, you can reach me via email and I will help you through it.
1. On page 23 it says, "33. Press seam open, then flat against edge. You can pin if " And that's it.
2. At no point does it say to use a gathering stitch on the ruffles. As a person relatively new to
making clothing items, I have actually figured this out; but, if I were more of a novice, it would be
3. The French Seam technique for finishing the edges of the ruffle makes for a VERY bulky join at the
end. A more traditional finish would work more easily.
4. Sewing the bodice to the bodice back at the beginning makes for a wonderful way to hide the
elastic; however, the photos are VERY confusing when trying to join everything. Please consider
writing these out and adding pictures (perhaps with contrasting fabrics?) to make it
Cotton or other Woven Fabric
Wash Off Marking Pen
Rotary Cutter, Cutting Board, Quilter's Ruler - for quick cutting
Elastic in varying widths according to size
Large Safety Pin
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