Tiered Pillowcase Dress »
InstructionsJump in and go for it! I was intimidated by the gathers. I even broke the thread, twice! But luckily I followed the fabulous tutorial. I had two rows of gathering stitches and it saved me twice!
My daughter picked out the fabric and designed the dress. She LOVES it. I keep having to tell her not to wear it outside to play!
I chose to cut the bottom ruffle out of the ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Traditional, Classic, Romantic, Outdoorsy, Cute, Retro / Vintage
What was your inspiration?
Making clothes for my daughters, of their designs.
Making a beautiful dress out of fabric I had on hand. No purchases were made for this!
What are you most proud of?
This isn't perfect, by any means. But, I put a lot of work into it. I serged the edges so there are no open seams on the inside. I gathered the ruffles and diligently sewed the pieces together. It even looks like something purchased off of the rack! I am proud to have completed it!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Measure twice. Do your calculations twice.
Make sure you know what tier belongs to what measurement.
Make sure you know what way the fabric print will face and cut it on the right side!