Amanda's Dress - 12 months to 10 years

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Amanda's Dress - 12 months to 10 years Pattern


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Sewing: Amanda's Dress - 12 months to 10 years
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Amanda's Dress is a classic style dress, with fully lined bodice buttoned at the back, puffy sleeves, a twirly circular skirt with attached petticoat (optional) and a wide sash that closes at the back with 1 big button or 2 medium size buttons (that's your choice).
You have 2 options for hemming; regular folded hem or a binding using bias tape. This tutorial also explains how to make your own bias tape.
You can make this dress out of silk, shantung, crepe or any other delicate fabric for a party gown or use cotton for a beautiful holiday or birthday party dress.

This pattern goes from 12 months up to 10 years.

The PDF file includes:

- Pattern: fully scaled color-coded computer drafted pattern.

- Instructions on how to assemble the pieces of the pattern.

- List of materials and yardage needed

- Table of final measurements for each size.

- Instructions on how to cut the pieces.

- Tutorial: a step-by-step tutorial with easy and clear instructions and color photos.

- Instructions on how to make your own bias tape

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12 months: 20 1/2" (Total Length), 22 1/2" (Chest Circumf.), 20 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 2 years: 22" (Total Length), 23" (Chest Circumf.), 21 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 3 years: 23" (Total Length), 24" (Chest Circumf.), 22" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 4 years: 24" (Total Length), 25" (Chest Circumf.), 22 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 5 years: 25" (Total Length), 26" (Chest Circumf.), 23 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 6 years: 26 1/2" (Total Length), 27" (Chest Circumf.), 24 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 7 years: 28" (Total Length), 28" (Chest Circumf.), 25 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 8 years: 29" (Total Length), 29" (Chest Circumf.), 26 1/2" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 9 years: 30" (Total Length), 30" (Chest Circumf.), 28" (Waist Circumf.)
  • 10 years: 31 1/2" (Total Length), 31" (Chest Circumf.), 29" (Waist Circumf.)


  • sewing machine
  • fabric (1.5 to 2.5 yards)
  • thread of matching color
  • circular cutter or scissors
  • pins
  • 6 medium size buttons
  • 1 big button
  • 1/4"' wide bias tape (1 to 3 yards)

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Cecilia, I'm an Analyst Programmer by career, crafter, passionate about sewing, designer, wife, mother...
I love crafting since I remember, as a child I used to spend a lot of time designing, painting, making crafts in general. I grew up watching my mother sewing and as a teenager I used to design my own dresses and she used to sew them for me.
A few months after my little girl was ...

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