Free sewing tutorial and sewing pattern girls summer dress


Materials:
* Knit fabric - Finch Fabrics, Playin´ kittens yellow
     50 cm x 100 cm (size 6 months - 18 months)
     75 cm x 140 cm (size 2T - 7Y)
     100 cm x 150 cm (size 8Y - 11Y)



Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below.

(EU size 68) (US 6 months)
(EU size 74) (US 9 months)
(EU size 80) (US 12 months)
(EU size 86) (US 18 months)
(EU size 92)  (US 2T)

Sizes 3T through 11Y can be bought in my online store.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

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Step 1: Draw the pattern.
Print the sewing pattern in landscape mode at 100% on A4 paper or US Letter. The pattern is without seam allowance. Add 1 cm (5/8 inch) seam allowance. Add 2 cm (1 inch) seam allowance at the bottom of the dress.

Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece and a back piece out of the fabrics.

Step 3: Pin front piece to back piece.
With right sides facing, pin down the front piece to the back piece.

Step 4: Sew the sides of the dress and the shoulder seams.
Sew the sides of the dress and the shoulder seams.

Step 5: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the dress to the inside and pin down.

Step 6: Sew the hem in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hem in place. Sew about 1,5 cm (5/8 inch) from the outer edge.

Step 7: Fold seam allowance to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline and the armholes to the inside and pin down.

Step 8: Sew.
Sew.

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1 comment:

  1. You make the cutest clothes! And I always adore your fabric choices!

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