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Hey there! I'm Stephanie, and you can find me over at my blog Pinafores & Pinwheels. I wanted to share this simple sundress tutorial in time for summe...
Start by getting a chest measurement of your child and deciding on the length of your dress, I wanted mine to end at about knee length. To get your fa...
The next step is to finish the upper edge, which will be the top of the dress bodice. Fold and iron the top down 1/2”, sew, and then fold over again 1...
The next step is to gather the fabric so that it ends up being the chest measurement plus 4”. Crank your machine up to the widest stitch and sew along...
Here’s the only tricky part, but that could be because I dread measuring. Cut a piece of your grosgrain ribbon to the width of your dress, so 27” for ...
We need to concentrate of the front bodice side of the ribbon. On either side of your center pin measure out 1” and add another pin. Those will become...
REMOVE the “center” pin. Following your eyelets instructions, center and insert eyelets into the 6 remaining spots. Fold your ribbon back in half and ...
Fold your dress right sides together, matching the top, and sew together the side seam. You will now have a tube…exciting, eh?
I love this part, it turns this boring tube into the cutest dress! Amazing what two yards of cording can do! You can thread this however you want real...
Take the cording up and over the top and slide down through the gap above the eyelet for the back strap and out the eyelet. Continue weaving the cordi...
Weave the cording across the front and out of the other center eyelet. even out the lengths and tie together! Ta-da! Straps!
Try the dress on and hem it to desired length. You can embellish the bottom however you like. I wanted to reincorporate the threaded ribbon, so I made...
There you have it, a sundress that’s truly a cinch! I hope you try it!
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