Free sewing tutorial and pattern toddler dress with peter pan collar
This dubble layered dress with peter pan collar is in size 2T. The dress closes with a zipper on the back.
* Fabric Gnomeville - Michael Miller - 120 cm wide x 65 cm high ( 48 in x 26 in)
* Plain white cotton fabric - 120 cm wide x 65 cm high ( 48 in x 26 in) (lining)
* Zipper - 20 cm (8 in)
Download the free sewing pattern here.
A tutorial for this dress without the collar can be found here. To attach the pater pan collar with a bias strip, follow this tutorial.
The pattern is without seam allowance. Keep in general 0,5 cm (0,2 in) seam allowance. Cut the bottom of the dress and the middle of the back pieces with 2 cm (0,8 in) seam allowance.
Cut a left and a right back piece and a front piece out of both fabrics. Also cut four collar pieces out of the Michael Miller Gnomeville fabric. Please notice that both parts should be mirrored.
With right sides facing, sew the collar pieces together. Turn right-side out. Top-stitch.
With right sides facing, pin down the front piece to the left and right back pieces. Sew the sides of the dress and the shoulder seams. Repeat this step for the lining of the dress. Flip the lining right side out.
Pin the collar in place. Attach the collar to the outside of the dress by sewing it to the dress just above the neckline.
With right sides facing, pin the right and left back pieces together and sew together. Leave the upper 20 cm (8 in) open. Repeat this step for the lining of the dress.
Pin the lining of the dress and the outside of the dress together with right side facing. Sew the neckline. Turn the dress right-side out. Top-stitch the neckline.
Pull the left armhole out through the opening at the bottom of the dress or trough the opening for the zipper. Sew together, right sides facing. Repeat these steps for the right armhole. Top-stitch.
Fold the seam allowance at the bottom of the dress to the inside and pin down. Sew.
Sew the zipper in place.
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