Our First Guest Post - The Chloe Dress Pattern By Dawn. Hi everyone!
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.) The main character, Penny Tweedy, played by Diane Lane, wears some fab clothing. Here’s the original, from the movie. Not the best shot, but the only one I could find. I love the simplicity of the two toned dress, and added details. It zips up the back with an invisible zipper. Little Miss Sassypants likes it too. I don’t remember where I got the aqua fabric, but it’s got a pretty sheen to it.
Poor thing had her shots the day before. 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. 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. Robes - Vêtements Enfants - Mode : Toutes les créations. Fait Maison > Mode > Vêtements enfants > Robes 184 produits de 4.0€ à 100.0€
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. 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. 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. Strips about 3" long work well here. The bodice is fitted by using the waist measurement and subtracting a few inches (don't forget about seam allowances).
When you have the desired shape, cut 1 of main fabric and 1 of a lining fabric. Fold loops in half and align the raw edges with the edge of the bodice piece, like so: Make sure you leave room on the top and bottom edges for your seam allowances and to do the waistline (about 3/4"). Stitch the sides, arm curve and neckline. Une robe taille empire, pour la grossesse, ou non. DIY "Pillowcase" Baby Dress Pattern. “Pillowcase” dresses are popular because they are so simple to make, the measurements aren’t super important, and they can grow with baby from a dress into a top.