Tutorials — Dress
Wrap Dress Construction
Time for construction of the Wrap dress. I made this whole dress using 3 different Apostrophe Patterns, the MyFit Tee, the Circle Skirt calculator, and the Gathered Skirt calculator. I love that the benefit of having a really well fitting Tee is that the door to modifications and hacks is wide open. The MyFit tee becomes a base for a world of ideas. I modified the front into a full wrap as seen here and modified the sleeves to be Bishop sleeves here. I used two different fabrics for this wrap dress, in the image below is a...
MyFit Tee as base for wrap dress
Do you ever get struck with inspiration and you just can't wait to make it a reality? I got to thinking that my daughter would look so cute in a wrap dress. I wanted it to be a fully functioning wrap dress. My hang up- she is a tricky to fit kid. Her chest and waist measurements often put her in a size 2, but at 5 years old-that isn't a deep enough armscye and definitely is missing much needed length. The MyFit Tee was a perfect fix for that! In fact, I used only Apostrophe Patterns to make my...
MyFit Tee with Circle Skirt
My daughter loves dresses-especially when they twirl. She also loves it when I make her clothes and I really like doing it-she is so gratifying to sew for, the excitement she feels is contagious and rewarding. The add a circle skirt to anything generator is one of my favorite things we offer because it is so versatile and I don't have to do any of the figuring. For her dress I started with the MyFit Tee. I took all of her measurements and decided I wanted her skirt to start at her waist. For the full height measurement I entered...