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T-shirt dress in contrasting colours sewing instructions.

 

T-shirt dress in contrasting colours variations

 

This T-shirt dress is both comfortable and stylish. The big advantage of this style is its versatility. Mixing and matching the prints and colours you can achieve a totally different look.

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Wrap up dress with a square skirt. Sewing instructions.

Wrap up dress with a square skirtWrap up dress with a square skirt

Pattern cutting

  • Laying out the pattern depends on the fabric width and there is a lot of room to maneuver (providing that you bought enough). Layout I provide is just an example,I’m sure the more economical way can be found. The main thing is to cut pieces on a straight grain indicated by arrows.
  • Seam allowances I leave completely up to you, simply because every seamstress has here own preferences, and level of experience. The numbers I provide is just an advice.

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T-shirt dress with drop waist. Sewing instructions.

T-shirt dress with drop waist
T-shirt dress with drop waist.

 

T-shirt dress with drop waist wears like a T-shirt but looks like a dress, It is both comfortable and stylish and combines a pretty look and functionality. By mixing and matching different fabrics you can achieve your own distinct appearance.

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Tie-up shoulder dress sewing instructions.

Tie-up shoulder dress has an interesting look and unusual construction. Read the instructions to the end to visualize the process beforehand.

Tie-up shoulders sundress Cutting the fabric:

Front and back bodice pieces are cut on a straight grain. Place paper pattern on fabric, aligning the fold of the fabric and center line of the bodice piece. Skirt is also placed on fold, fabric permitting. If, however, fabric is not wide enough, no big deal, you can always make a two-seam skirt, cutting two equal pieces. Bodice lining is cut exactly as the main fabric.

Note:

Sewing the skirt with one piece of fabric, the seam can be placed at the back or on the left side, depending on your design and desire.

Sewing step-by-step

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Casual T-Shirt Dress

This T-shirt dress features a draw string waist and pockets. Designed for a jersey fabric it has comfy casual look.

Casual T-Shirt dress printable pattern

Light knitted fabrics are very comfortable to wear, but sewing them differs greatly from the woven ones. Distinct way of stretching and fraying means they have to be treated differently. From designing through to cutting and assembling your garment there are  several particularities to keep in mind:

  • Garment made of  stretch fabric doesn’t need as much moving ease as the one made of a woven cloth. It hugs body curves much better due to its elastic quality;
  • Seam line should be almost as stretchy as the garment itself. Overlock is the best option;
  • To avoid tiny holes and runs  use ball-point needles

Sewing techniques:

Recommended fabrics:

Cotton jersey or interlock.

Step-by-step sewing instructions

T-shirt dress pattern download.

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Casual T-Shirt dress with drawstring waist and pockets. Step-by-step instructions.

T-shirt dress printable pattern.

T-Shirt dress is very easy to make and comfortable to wear. There are just a few points you need to remember to make a professional looking garment. Before laying your pattern out you should determine if the fabric is one way (direction which the print/pattern/sheen/texture runs) or two ways. If the fabric looks or feels differently in both directions your main pattern pieces will all have to face the same way. Don’t forget to match the stripes, if your fabric has them.

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Classic full skirt dress with a sash.

 

Dress with a sash pattern downlodThis full-skirt dress with a sash is a firm favorite with little girls for a good reason. It can be as dressy or as casual as you wish. With mothers it is popular because it is not a big headache to make and can be adopted for all occasions. Made with silk or satin it is fit for a any celebration. Make it in floral print and your girl will look pretty all summer.

For added interest you can make the sash out of different fabric, coordinated colour or contrasting, let your creativity decide. Another variation is to make the top in totally different fabric, might be useful if you working with leftover fabric from previous projects.

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