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
How to print your SEWNZ sewing pattern
How to Print with Adobe Reader – free downloadable programme.
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