pattern 1: wraparounds
This stylish design wraps around the body, just like a kimono. It looks tricky, but it’s easy to make. There areno buttons or zippers, so it’s great or a beginning sewer, too. You can wear the dress long—all by itsel—orwear it over pants or leggings. You can also make two dierent blouse styles rom the same pattern, using just the ront and back bodice pieces.
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This dress is made with the entirepattern and includes the ront andback bodice, the three-quarter-length sleeve, and ull-length skirt. The skirt is gathered.
Recommended fabric:Indigo blue linen
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Just by olding the hem o theull-length skirt piece, you canmake a short, irty blouse witha peplum-style ounce below thewaist. To make the short sleeves,you simply cut strips o abricand join them to the body atthe armholes.
Recommended fabric:Wool gauze
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This blouse is made the same wayas the French-Sleeved Baby Doll Top (1b), but with a cap sleeve. Youcan mix and match sleeve stylesor all three o these garments—maybe try the dress with capsleeves and the blouse with three-quarter-length sleeves. Experimentto create your own design.
Recommended fabric:Quilting cotton
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