I found the cutest fabric for fall and decided I would snatch up a yard of it to make my little gal a dress. I used New Look pattern 6960 and tweaked it to make it easier for myself. I like to call this bending the rules.
Here's the fabric up close.
Make sure you lay out the pattern exactly how it states in the example. You'll find if you're working with fabric like mine, you need to make sure it's all facing the same direction.
For the neck line...
Dress and neckline finito!
This is where my version of the dress comes into play. I opted to use buttons with velcro for my attachment, so there wasn't a need for a zipper.
Finally MADE my own bias tape for the armholes using leftover fabric.
Dress complete. Now for the velcro...
If you go this "easy, bend the rules sewing" route, make sure you sew the button on before attaching the velcro.
And there you have it! A new dress for fall.
Go out and try one for your little gal. And for pete sakes, don't feel guilty about bending the rules!!!
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