Monday, 29 October 2018

Basics: Simple Straight Maxi Column Dress

This is less of a tutorial, more a few random photos of making a basic everyday dress (more of the pre-vacation panic sewing from last month).. But I'm planning lots of basic dresses in the coming weeks so there'll be better stuff coming:)

TOOLS:
Fabric (I used a light 100% cotton) 1.5 m (1.5 m wide)  |  Scissors  |  Pins  |  Thread & Sewing machine   Double-edge bias tape for finishing

I. My cut pieces below (front and back layered on top of each other since I like to cut in one go). I'm EU36/US4. The only adjustment I made to the front piece was to cut the neckline a bit deeper.
II. After sewing my shoulder and side seams (which I stopped sewing 20 cm before the hem for small side slits), I finished the neckline and arm holes with bias tape. I cover all that in this post.
III. The final step was to finish my side slits and hem the dress.
xo,

Julia

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