Our First Guest Post - The Chloe Dress Pattern By Dawn. Hi everyone!
Today I have a super special treat for you all! This is my very first guest post with a terrific tutorial! Please welcome Dawn! Winter Wonderland Dress Tutorial. Well, unfortunately this was my last week on Project Run and Play.
I had a great time and am so thrilled how far I ended up going amongst these amazingly talented women. This week is the last week and I cannot wait to see the final three designers “wild card” looks. But for now, I thought it was finally time to start sharing some tutorials on my previous looks. You didn’t think I was going to leave you hanging, did you? Www.craftinessisnotoptional.com/2011/09/penny-dress.html. Have you seen the movie Secretariat?
I watched it the other week, and it was pretty good. Especially the last race! (I may or may not have been bouncing in my seat, cheering him on!) I love me a good horse flick, so I thoroughly enjoyed it. (used to be somewhat obsessed with horses and horse racing when I was younger…and by younger I mean….last week.) Www.craftinessisnotoptional.com/2011/07/junebug-dress-sew-along-part-1-pattern.html. And now for the Junebug dress tutorial/sew along.
(without much fanfare apparently) You’ll need: 1-2 yards of fabric, depending on child’s size. I barely scraped by with one yard for my 2T size. Making a Keyhole Pattern. I can't believe this is FINALLY ready.
I feel like I've been working on this dress for ages! Thanks so much for being patient with me as I went through all those video tutorials, but I really just wanted you to have ALL the information you would need before starting this dress. Now if you get "stuck" anywhere along the way, you will be able to do your own troubleshooting. (Before you e-mail me in a rage about this stupid project that just isn't working out! Lol.) Inspired By: Little Grey Dress via Pinterest (plus a gift for you!) Ah, it’s felt good this week to create a few things that didn’t involve a lining or underlining!
I actually have finished eight items this week! I’m not planning to post all of them, they are not all exciting enough for a post. Infant Peasant Dress Free Pattern and Tutorial. Doesn’t every baby girl need a dress that’s just as sweet as she is?
This simple peasant dress pattern is sized 0-3m (approximately 8-12lbs), and is an easy project that is great for all sewing abilities, even beginners. The elastic neckline makes for an easy on and off, keeping both you and your little one smiling :). A peasant dress pattern with more sizes and plenty of options may be coming soon to my shop, but enjoy this free infant pattern in the meantime! Please remember that this pattern is for personal use only :). Robes - Vêtements Enfants - Mode : Toutes les créations. Pintuck Perfection Baby Dress Tutorial. Version 1, with radiating pintucks at neckline and lace at hemline.
Version 2, with vertical rows of pintucks at neckline and a ruffle at the hemline. I was excited to hear from a number of people who share my love for pintucks and would like to try out this little dress. It’s just a simple pattern but that is my preference for baby clothes. My disclaimer is that my baby hasn’t been born yet so I haven’t tried the dress on a real living creature! Vêtements de bébé.
Solar dress (free) pattern. During a recent little heat wave, the ease and functionality of the basic sundress - no ruffles, no layers, no sleeves - become rather urgent.
Believe it or not, but there are very few 'plain' dresses around here. Smootch's taste tends to run towards drag queen and I try stay out of wardrobe decisions. The high temperature, though, wore Smootch down and a dress without any extras to trap heat and a wide enough base to get a little breeze going was requested. Happy to oblige, little lady. This dress is a simple as I could design, while keeping my mind on wear-ability beyond these few weeks of summer weather. Corset dress. This dress has a lined bodice and unlined, gathered skirt.
The straps can be made from regular folded fabric, ribbon, or bias tape. Make sure if you are using ribbon that it is going to be sturdy enough to withstand some pulling (and washing). Strap length is going to vary according to size also, but I do suggest being generous, as you can always shorten, but lengthening will drive you mad. The loops shown above are made with 1/2" bias tape, though ribbon and regular fabric work well also. Winter Wonderland Dress Tutorial. Une robe taille empire, pour la grossesse, ou non.