I've sewn all my life. I sew a lot. I love to sew. I'm obsessed with fabric. Becoming a Gammy (grandma) sparked my enthusiasm for all things small-which led to a lot of sewing for babies and kids ...
I've sewn all my life. I sew a lot. I love to sew. I'm obsessed with fabric. Becoming a Gammy (grandma) sparked my enthusiasm for all things small-which led to a lot of sewing for babies and kids and ultimately pattern design. It's been a fun journey!View all patterns by designer (18) »
Digital DRESS PATTERN FOR GIRLS--"The Maddie Lou Dress"
-pattern includes 5 SIZES -TO FIT GIRLS AGES: 2,3,4,5 and 6
------Pleats, a pocket, really cute "knotted bows" and a fun little cut-out at the neckline all come together in this darling little girl's dress
-Original design by me
This a downloadable PDF. You can print up the pattern and instructions on letter sized 8.5" x 11" paper on your home printer. No enlarging needed.
-The pattern includes very detailed instructions, illustrations and suggested cutting layouts
---Sleeveless and flutter sleeved versions.
***NEW TO SEWING??? A PHOTO TUTORIAL IS INCLUDED WITH 23 COLOR PICTURES AND SIDE BY SIDE CAPTIONS***
---A PAPER "PLEAT GUIDE" IS PROVIDED SO THAT MARKING THE PLACEMENT OF EACH PLEAT IS SUPER EASY.
-Pattern templates are provided for all pieces except the skirt front and back for which at cutting measurement chart is provided.
-the bows are machine washable and machine dry-able and will stand up to normal wear and tear-the do not need to be removed for laundering
-The bows can be made from the same fabric as the dress or from a coordinating fabric
-If you have any questions-feel free to convo me, I'd be more than happy to talk you through it.
-fabric requirements table included with instructions
-suggested fabric: light weight woven cottons, quilters weight cottons
-the dress has a lined bodice
-notions: 12" zipper for sized 2,3 or 4 and 14" zipper for sizes 5 and 6
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