Monday, April 22, 2013

A-Line Dress Free Pattern

Free Sewing Pattern: A Line Dress
Comfy Knit Dress Sewing Pattern

 Here is a mini tutorial to sew an easy and comfy A-line Dress. It will be a wardrobe staple in the warmer weather. My monkey likes hers very much and would wear it every day if I let her.

Level: Confident Beginner
Time: 2 Hours
Pattern:

A Line Knit dress Free Pattern
Download the A-line Knit Dress Pattern in 3 years size here. Print on 8x11.5 inch paper.


A Line Knit dress Free Pattern

Set the margins to 0. Print and join with tape at the overlap area on page 1.
Print 2 copies of each page and tape page 1 and 2 together on both of them. Cut the upper neckline on the first one. This will become the back of the dress. Cut the lower neckline on the second set. This will become the front of the dress.

Seam Allowance: 3/8 inch unless otherwise specified

Material: One XL or bigger sized Tshirt.( both Men's /Women's would work)

Construction:

Free Sewing Pattern: Knit A-Line Dress
Fold the Tshirt/Fabric in half and cut both front and back pieces of the dress using the upper neckline. Now remove one of the pieces and cut the front neckline using the lower neckline on the pattern. While cutting take care to A) cut such that the bottom of dress falls on the hemline of the tank top or Tshirt you are using. B) Keep both the layers aligned if they have stripes or any other symmetrical print.

how to sew A line dress
Sew along the shoulders and the sides ( right sides together)

knit clothes neck binding
Bind the neck and armholes using Tshirt neck binding tutorial.

knit A-line dress sewing pattern

There you have it! The simple knit dress your daughter would want to live in...this summer.

A line dress free pattern


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