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American Girl Sundress Tutorial

American Girl Sundress Tutorial
If you happen to be the happy owner of an American Girl doll you will agree with me that they are huge money traps. Oh, do they know how to appeal to young girls (and mothers living vicariously through their daughters!). However, you can spend mere dollars on cute little dresses, and save your cash for clothing purchases that actual humans will wear. ;o) I'm going to attempt a tutorial of how you can make a dress without having to purchase a pattern. What you need: --1/4 yard of fabric (you can use a fat quarter, but you'll have to shave a few inches off the width of the dress skirt--I've done it both ways, and it doesn't make a whole lot of difference) --coordinating thread --any extra trimmings/ribbons you might want to add --velcro/snaps/your choice of fastener--but you can skip this altogether --sewing machine, fabric scissors, pins, needle for hand-gathering, ruler Cutting: Spread out your 1/4 yard of fabric and measure an 8 inch by 24 inch rectangle--this will be the skirt. Cut that out.

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