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Play Date Dress


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This is a print-at-home PDF pattern and tutorial for a baby/toddler dress, sizes 6m, 12-18m, 2t, 3t, 4t and girls 5 are all included. Dresses and children shown are not included. This is an intermediate level sewing pattern and tutorial. This sweet dress is perfect for birthday parties, play dates and everything in between. The vintage style details will please the little princess in your life. This dress features a slim fit bodice, ric rac trimmed collar, front placket opening and also includes pattern pieces and instructions for optional darts, side zipper, and apron. It looks great with a variety of small to medium sized print or solid fabrics. You will receive via instant download: -the pattern pieces for sizes 6m, 12-18m, 2t, 3t, 4t, girls 5 -step-by-step written and pictorial directions to create the dress -time-saving techniques for sewing and clothing construction -over 15 full color photos in the tutorial -Print-ready pattern, use your home printer! No scaling necessary. -To read the PDF file, make sure your computer has Adobe or another PDF reader. They are free to download. -This is a handmade pattern. (c) Owly Baby 2012. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be given for this item. Please do not distribute or reproduce this pattern in any way. Thanks! -Please contact for information on purchasing a license to sell items made from this pattern. I would love to work with you! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should know basic construction skills, how to prepare and add a collar, how to make a placket, how to set in a sleeve. All of the steps are thouroughly explained, just not pictorally depicted. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS All sizes included: 6m, 12-18m, 2t, 3t, 4t, girls 5

Supplies Needed

  • 1 yard of fabric (1/2 yard more for larger sizes), optional contrasting apron (1 fat quarter - 18" x 22")
  • 2-4 yards of ric-rac trim, 1 zipper (7-9"), 3-4 buttons

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Owly Baby
Owly Baby
¡Bienvenidos! I'm Becky Ruud and I've always enjoyed sewing and crafting, of any kind...painting, drawing, crocheting, jewelry making, sewing... Owly Baby began in 2009 after I became a new mom. As a temporarily retired Spanish teacher, I've found plenty of (nap) time to sew practical and beautiful items for my darling little girl, Lucy. I've been sewing since I was young (thanks, Mom) and I love the challenge of taking something flat, like fabric, and making it fit your needs. I usually only make one or two of each item because I love to come up with new designs and ideas. I am very lucky to have supportive family and friends who have encouraged me to sell my handmade items. In naming my shop, I used a family word. I'm sure your family has these words too...a word you've made up and unknowingly created a meaning! While talking to my husband, Mr. Owly, I learned that OWLY isn't a real word (GASP!). I typed it into ... and ... nothing! Growing up, my mother and grandmother used it to describe someone who was grouchy or grumpy. This imaginary adjective still holds meaning for my family, and hopefully (now) your family too! Thank you for supporting handmade! All items are 100% designed and handmade with love by me, Becky.