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Gretchen Swing Dress

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Author Monkeysbug
Price $8.00
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The Gretchen Swing Dress is a breezy, twirly dress. Optional side ties allow the bodice to be loosened or tightened to best fit the wearer. Ties can be made with ribbon, bias tape, or strips of fabric. The cut is generous enough to be layered up on cooler days, but the loose style makes it cool and comfortable on hot days. True buttonholes can be used on the straps, but they aren’t required. Additional instructions are provided for snap buttons too.


SIZES INCLUDED: Little Girls 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10

by russann
on February 19th, 2018

My granddaughter loves this dress will make another, thankyou Monkeysbug.

on April 3rd, 2017

This was my first purchase of Monkeysbug pattern and I LOVED it! The pattern was easy to follow and the end result is stunning! Thank you SO much for a wonderful pattern!

by Mull, Kathy
on April 16th, 2016

Great jumper- easy to follow instructions!

by Kranz, Leanne
on December 14th, 2015

really easy to make and just perfect for little girls to twirl for hours in

by cooper, donna
on August 28th, 2014

I adore this pattern. It has just the right amount of twirl for my granddaughter. The pattern has a great fit. Thanks for a great pattern.

by Flores, Heather
on June 20th, 2014

Typical with Monkeysbug patterns: lots of options, clear directions, well-thought pictures for the tricky bits, and considerate pricing. SOOO happy with this pattern (But is a Monkeysbug so what's not to love?!) =D Thank you for always delivering!


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- Midweight quilting cotton
- 2 Buttons
- Grosgrain ribbon, Double Fold Bias Tape, or
accent fabric for making ties.
- Standard sewing supplies