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Easy Summer Dress

from So Sew Easy
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Easy Summer Dress
Easy Summer Dress Some of the Strap options
Easy Summer Dress
Easy Summer Dress
Easy Summer Dress
Easy Summer Dress

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use a sewing machine

Pattern Description:

You asked - you got it. The next free pattern from So Sew Easy is an easy dress pattern for a great summer dress with option to shorten for a top. Made in just a few simple steps, I'll hold your hand all the way with this one and show you some tips and tricks along to way to help you sew beautifully with knit fabrics.

Styling options - wear it strapless (it includes an elastic back so won't fall), or with a center halter strap or two straps from the bust or sides. You can also cut this off at hip length and wear it as a top too. It's up to you.

Pattern in small, medium and large - see size chart on the website. Instructions given for increasing and decreasing.

Full photo step by step instructions provided on how to assemble the pattern, how to cut the fabric and how to sew the dress - it's easy!

Full instructions can also be found here -

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  • Sewing machine
  • Printer for pattern download
  • Knit fabric and matching thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Clear elastic

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I'm originally British and now live in the Cayman Islands where I like to spend my time staring dreamily at the clear blues of the Caribbean sea and sky, and sewing.

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