Apple-Picking Dress

Apple-Picking Dress

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Girl's dress pattern. The pattern for this versatile dress includes a wide button placket, a bow at the neck, bias-bound sleeves, and a dropped waist for a vintage feel. View A has three-quarter-length sleeves and a double-layer gathered skirt, while View B has long sleeves and a single-layer skirt.

Skills Used

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After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, gathering, and set-in sleeves.

Suggested Fabrics

Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, flannel, and linen.

Notions

Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, 3/8–1/2" buttons (eight for sizes 6M–2T, ten for sizes 3T–7, twelve for sizes 8–12).

Fabric Guide (fabric width: 44"-45")

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards
View B 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards

 

SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards
View B 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards



Finished Measurements

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Chest 21 1/2" 22 1/2" 23 1/2" 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 26 1/2"
Length* 16 1/2" 17 1/2" 18 3/4" 20" 21" 22 1/4"
View A Sleeve Length** 11 1/2" 12" 12 1/2" 13" 13 1/2" 14 1/4"
View B Sleeve Length** 14" 14 3/4" 15 1/2" 16 1/4" 17" 18 1/4"

 

SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Chest 27 1/2" 28 1/2" 30" 31" 32 1/2" 33 1/2"
Length* 24 1/4" 26" 28" 29 3/4" 31 3/4" 34"
View A Sleeve Length** 15" 16" 17" 17 3/4" 19" 20"
View B Sleeve Length** 19 1/2" 20 3/4" 22" 23 3/4" 25 1/2" 27 1/4"

* Measured from shoulder at neck
** Measured from center back neck