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Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle

from KateLouiseCreations
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle
Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle
Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle
Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle
Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew bias binding
  • Make buttonholes (not required)

Pattern Description:

I love putting my little girl in dresses, but I get frustrated that store-bought dress are either too fancy for everyday wear, or too expensive for for playwear and wear out too soon. So I created a simple pattern that a beginner sewer can make and a pattern that can be easily customized by the maker (skull fabric, anyone?). You can also decide if you want it to be a tunic top or a dress!

Since this pattern doesn't take up much fabric, you can easily recycle other clothing to make it!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size 6-12 months: Finished chest is 18 3/4"
  • Size 12-24 months: Finished chest is 20 1/2"
  • Size 2T: Finished chest is 22 1/2"
  • Size 3T: Finished chest is 24 1/2"
  • Size 4T: Finished chest is 26 1/2"

Materials:

  • 1 - 1/2 yards fabric
  • 2 -4 yards bias binding (single- or double-fold)
  • Buttons
  • Snaps (optional - if you don't want to make buttonholes)

You Will Also Need:

  • Matching thread
  • Matching Buttons


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$4.50

Novice
Sewing
Clothing
Girls, Infant/Baby
Dress
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About the designer

My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 7. I started making patchwork quilts, then graduated to clothing and a few costumes. After leaving the rat race to stay home with my children, I took up ...

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