This is a very pretty dress whether you choose a plain fabric, a printed one, or to combine them both.
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Printable pattern comes in girls sizes 4-14, three appliqué designs included. A well executed appliqué is the key embellishment of this dress. To make it work you need to be skilled in hand or machine appliqué technique. Recommended fabric - cotton/cotton blends.
Continue reading Dress with a floral appliqué printable pattern.
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Light knitted fabrics are very comfortable to wear, but sewing them differs greatly from the woven ones. Distinct way of stretching and fraying means they have to be treated differently. All the way from designing through to cutting and assembling your garment there are particularities quite clear:
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This dress is designed for lightweight knitted fabric like cotton jersey or interlock. Working with knitted fabrics you have to be aware of the way they differ from the woven ones:
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All these details will keep them busy for a while.