Featured Post

New Post

Popular Post

  • style hani design: dress for beach

    Style HaNi design: dress for beach

    Figure knitting braids    

  • crafts for spring : colorful hat, crochet pattern

    Crafts for Spring : colorful hat, crochet pattern

      If you want to have any crochet products and translate patterns to English , please order, you can see more products in my shop. Thanks. Crochet

  • ornament craft: cute motif crochet

    Ornament craft: cute motif crochet

    Ornament craft: cute motif crochet Crochet rabbit patterns Crochet fish patterns Crochet butterfly patterns Crochet snail patterns Crochet duckling patterns Crochet ladybug patterns   Crochet flowers patterns Crochet apple patterns Crochet cupcakes patterns Crochet owl hair

  • animal scarf crochet patterns, ooak animal scarves

    Animal Scarf Crochet Patterns, OOAK Animal Scarves

    Animal Scarf Crochet Patterns, OOAK Animal Scarves Cat Cuddler Scarf - Animal Pet Warm DIY Fashion Tutorial Winter Fall Autumn The Cat Cuddler Scarf Pattern. This pattern is

  • african flower / paperweight granny: free crochet patterns

    African Flower / Paperweight Granny: free crochet patterns

    This is the first time I come across African Flower… well, accurately speaking, this is the first time I know that this crochet block

  • art crochet

    Art crochet


  • beautiful lace bolero, free crochet patterns

    Beautiful lace bolero, free crochet patterns

    Beautiful lace bolero, free crochet patterns In its pages, you'll find fabulous crochet patterns and helpful articles that support its. Lace Bolero is beautiful, and the

  • recycling ideas: basket out of nilon bag

    Recycling ideas: basket out of nilon bag

    Recycling ideas: basket out of nilon bag Material - Plastic bags- Scissors, needles, Instruction: Step 1: - Cut off the bottom of the handle of bags. Step 2: - Cut cross from

  • christmas craft ideas: paper christmas tree tutorial

    Christmas craft ideas: paper Christmas tree tutorial

    Herringbone in the tree  Christmas craft ideas: paper Christmas tree tutorial 1. This Christmas tree came up with a simplified three-dimensional. It can be used independently as a souvenir,

  • amirugumi crochet

    Amirugumi crochet

    Author's Toy Natalia Olshinoy not survive if get lost  What talent, what realistic fur, how lovely, just no words! We will need: Yarns of beige and black colors;

  • baby blanket, wool-eater instructions (free crochet patterns)

    Baby blanket, Wool-Eater Instructions (free crochet patterns)

    Baby Afghans Find the perfect free simple crochet baby afghan in this ... Watch these great crochet video tutorials for amazing step by step instructions. .... Crocheted Wool Eater Blanket By connecting crocheted flowery patches,

  • christmas paper snowflake tutorial

    Christmas paper snowflake tutorial

    Snowflake flower tutorial This snowflake is easy to do with the children. Will need: Paper, A4 or A5, scissors, glue and a New Year mood. 1. A4 sheet

  • fashion gifts for women: lace purple top, free crochet patterns

    Fashion gifts for women: Lace purple top, free crochet patterns

    Fashion gifts for women: Lace purple top, free crochet patterns Free, online women's shirts and tops crochet patterns. Make your own warm-weather clothing with this collection

  • valentine photo cards

    Valentine photo cards

    valentine photo cards: Handmade Valentine card, quilled quilling, personalized message   Quilled Valentine's card, sheep, handmade, quilling, I love ewe   Paper quilling card, quilled flowers, handmade Handmade 18th birthday card,

  • personalized photo christmas ornaments

    Personalized photo christmas ornaments

    Santa Face Ornaments Beaded Crochet Icicles (purple)   Crocheted Red Flower Crosses   Trio of Beautiful Christmas Angels   Crocheted Red Poinsettia Baskets Victorian Ornament Collection (Perfume Bottles) Beautiful Lacy Stocking Ornaments   Beautiful Sapphire Bead

Sewing for kids: Twirl Dress tutorial

Sewing  |  September 19th 2011  |  0 Comment

Twirl Dress

I’ve had this vision of a drop waisted dress with a full twirl skirt for my girls for this fall and winter. I figured it couldn’t be that tough to make. And I was right!
My original plan was to use a t-shirt to figure out the top part of the dress. I’m sure it’s not too difficult, but I quickly abandoned that idea and just used a tunic top pattern I had by taking some inches off the width and length to make it a little more fitted. What can I say, I’m all about easy! But if you need to use a t-shirt to make a pattern, here is a fabulous tutorial from Sweet Verbena to get you on your way.
Here’s what you’re going to need:
– fabric (I think I used about a yard and a half for my one year old; I wanted the skirt to be really full. You can use less if you don’t want the skirt part as full. You’ll also need 1/8-1/4 yard of coordinating fabric for a sash.)
– elastic
– elastic thread
– sewing machine/accessories
– iron
– embroidery thread
– needle
Start off by cutting our your shirt pieces. You will have a body and two sleeves.
Then cut out your skirt pieces. To do this, you’ll need to measure from where the shirt piece will hit your little gal’s waist/hips to where you want it to fall on her legs. This will be your length measurement. To ruffle the skirt, you’ll need the length to be at least two times the width of your shirt piece. You can do more if you want it more full! Cut two of these pieces.
Sew your shirt pieces together. I’m not going to show you how because I used a pattern that I purchased, and that just wouldn’t be honest now, would it? Here’s another tutorial from Sweet Verbena that might help you on your way if you aren’t quite sure which way to go.
Set your shirt piece aside.
Sew your two skirt pieces together – this will give you a large tube.
Hem up the bottom, and do a gathering stitch along the top. Use the threads to gather the skirt.
Pin the skirt to your shirt piece, right sides together.
Sew the skirt to the shirt, then flip the skirt over and top stitch all the way around.
I could tell that I hadn’t quite made my shirt piece narrow enough, so I decided to shirr the waist in. Here is a tutorial on shirring if you aren’t sure how.
Set your dress aside, and make a sash using a coordinating fabric. Sorry, I’m assuming we all know how to do this; I didn’t take step by step pictures!
Sashes don’t love to stay put when being worn without a little help. I figured I could make some little belt loops using embroidery thread. I just threaded the needle and tied a knot in the end. I came from the underside of the dress, and went back down to create a belt loop.
Here’s the view from underneath; kind of hard to see!
Thread your sash through the belt loops – I did three (both sides and one in back) and tie into a cute bow!
I’m pretty happy with how it turned out!
I’ve got another one in the works for my oldest!
I tried it on my one year old, and as you can see, it’s still a bit too big for her. But I figure that will just give her room to grow into it throughout the fall and winter!
She is soooo busy these days; it’s impossible to get a good picture of her!

source: sweet-verbena.blogspot.com

Play friv 1 games

Free online friv 5 games

Play fireboy and watergirl game