Baby Dress Without Loss




This dress is for a 2-year-old-girl but can be easily adapted for another size.
Your fabric should be about 20 cm larger than your baby's bust measurement.

Step 1: Materials

  • Cotton ; 70 x 80 cm
  • Lining ; 70 x 50 cm
  • Elastic ; 2 x 50 cm
  • Assorted thread

Step 2: Step 1 : Cutting

Cut two strips of 70 x 12 cm in the cotton for straps.

Step 3: Step 2 : Skirt

  • Sew lining and cotton on the larger side, right side facing down.
  • Sew up side seam, right side facing down.
  • Hem the bottom edge. The lining first and then the cotton. Lining should be a little bit shorter than cotton
  • Turn the skirt right side out.
  • Seam at 2 cm from the top. Let a gap to pass the elastic.
  • Thread elastic trough using a safety pin. Close the seam.

Step 4: Step 3 : Straps

  • Fold the first strap in half length wise, right side facing down. Let one side open. Turn it right side out.
  • Do the same for the second strap.

Step 5: Step 4 : Assembly

  • Flip the end of each strap inside.
    Identify the middle of the skirt.
  • Superimpose straps forming a perpendicular angle and pin it on the skirt, it must match skirt's middle.
  • Sew straps on the skirt.
  • Sew straps on the back of the skirt at about 4 cm from the sides. Adjust straps according to the skirt's size.

Enjoy !

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    3 years ago

    It's adorable! The fabric is so cute!