A digital PDF Sewing pattern for the Summer Dress.

The Summer dress pattern uses a tie for fastening.

Summer Dress: sizes – 4 - 10 years

Sewing level: beginner plus.

Construction processes: cutting fabric on bias, sewing seams, neatening fabric, hemming, creating a tie and casing and inserting tie.

Requirements for project:

Fabric- Woven fabric (cut on the bias): choose a light to medium fabric which will drape well such as voile or georgette, or a soft cotton.

Knit fabric (cut on the straight grain): choose from lightweight knits- single knit.

Length required for dress in knit/woven fabric: 4 -6 years- 0.65 m, 8-10 years- 0.7 m.

Notions: Matching thread, machine needle – sharp.

Tools: Sewing machine, (over-locking machine if available), sewing chalk, scissors, pins, iron/ironing board.

Girls Summer Dress- sizes 4-10 yrs - PDF Sewing Pattern

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    First download PDF file to your computer folders- documents/pictures.

    Open PDF with Adobe Reader,

    go to File then to Print,

    Select All pages in Page to print,

    Select Actual size in Page & Size Handling,

    Select Auto in Orientation.

    You can select specific pages to print and in colour to see each size.

    Patterns have a 2-3 cm overlap on each side, line them up and cellotape together