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Lollipops and Gumdrops is fresh and fun. The best part? It's also EASY! If it's your first time to make a boutique dress, this is the pattern for you. Simple enough for a motivated beginner, it is also 2 -in-1 with two designer looks from one pattern. It's perfect for a summer dress or back-to-school.
Fabric A is the main dress fabric.
size/age height weight chest fabric A
2T 35" 33-36 lb 21" 11/4 yards
3T 38" 36-39 lb 211/2" 11/2 yards
4T 41" 39-42 lb 22" 11/2 yards
5T 431/2" 42-45 lb 23" 11/2 yards
6 451/2" 45-48 lb 25" 13/4 yards
7 48" 51-57 lb 26" 13/4 yards
8 501/2" 57-64 lb 27" 2 yards
10 53" 66-73 lb 28" 2 yards
All views: 1 package coordinating or contrasting extra wide double fold bias tape.
View 1: one 7/8 - 1"button
one fabric covered button kit
2 yards trim
1/2 yard light weight fusible interfacing
1/2 yard contrasting fabric
View 2: one 7/8 - 1" button
sizes 2T-4T: 1/2 yard contrasting fabric
sizes 5T-10: 7/8 yard contrasting fabric
*Fabric measurements are based on 44/45" wide fabric. Allow extra fabric for directional prints or nap.
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mstramel [!at] melissastramel.com
Frequently asked questions:
How quickly will my pattern come?
Paper patterns are mailed on a daily basis. Normally, they are sent by first class mail the day after ordering. E-patterns are delivered with a link for you to download the pattern. An e-pattern link is normally sent to you the same day you order but always within 3 days.
This looks complicated. Can I really sew it?
All patterns are labeled with a skill level. Beginner patterns are the simplest. Advanced beginner require motivation and some sewing experience. Intermediate patterns are a bit harder. Expert patterns are difficult.
All patterns contain a glossary, metric conversion chart and detailed instructions with illustrations to guide you through each step. Lilac Lane patterns have been praised for their thorough instructions.
May I sell the items made from Lilac Lane patterns?
Absolutely! I am completely in favor of the indie community and helping to add to it where possible. If you have an at-home studio with items made solely by you, you may sell the items made from Lilac Lane patterns. No manufacturing of the items is allowed and you may not copy or duplicate the pattern in any way. Each person who sews the pattern is required to buy their own copy.
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Can I sell Lilac Lane patterns?
Yes! Please e-mail me at mstramel [!at] melissastramel.com or call (785)443-0085. After receiving a copy of your resale license, I will send you a code for 50% off all patterns in the shop. The code will only be honored if a resale license has been received first.
How can I make an outfit from an e-pattern? My printer isn't that big.
E-patterns come as a pdf file. The file is downloaded and opened with Adobe Acrobat, a free program which reads pdf's. The pattern pages have corner grids which you match up and tape together to create the full sized pattern pieces. The document must be printed as "full sized" or "do not shrink" and definitely not as "shrink to fit." There are 1" boxes located throughout the pattern pieces for you to measure and make sure you printed the pattern at full size.
An e-pattern for an outfit will contain between 20 and 45 pattern pages. E-patterns for bags, dolls and doll clothing usually contain pattern pieces that do not have to be taped together.
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Hi! I'm Melissa Stramel. I'm a pattern designer, mostly of children's clothing. My company is called Lilac Lane and was started in 2008. You can visit my website http://lilaclanepatterns.com or visit me on facebook at http://facebook.com/lilaclanepatterns or my etsy shop at http://lilaclanellc.etsy.com. Don't miss my book, A Year of Making Life Beautiful: 45 Projects to Bake, Grow, Craft, and Sew.