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Button Tunic or Dress for Baby or Toddle


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Skills Needed

  • Binding|Buttonholes

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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! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Sew bias binding Make buttonholes (not required) 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"

Supplies Needed

  • 1 - 1/2 yards fabric
  • 2 -4 yards bias binding (single- or double-fold)
  • Buttons

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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 sewing again to create things for my family and home. I enjoy sewing for my children and myself, and designing patterns that anyone can make.