Hemming the bottom of the dress. Serge or zig-zag the edge. Press if the fabric has stretched a bit. And hem the bottom using your preferred method.
Moving on to side seams. This is easy. Pin front to back. Then stitch using elastic or zig-zag stitch. Serge the edges and press your seams to the back.
In the next steps we will be working on the neck shape. Sew back facing pieces to front facing piece on the shoulder lines.
Because our dress is made from elastic fabric, we will have to secure shoulder seams so that they do not stretch when you wear the dress.
Prepare back pieces. Sew darts using either elastic stitch or zig-zag for knits. Press darts in the shown direction.Pin back pieces together in center line.
Prepare to sew center front with 2 side front pieces. There are 8 notches that must fit. Before sewing, pin the notches together.
You can sew the entire dress from one fabric or you can combine fabrics. In any case, main fabric must be stretchy. Recommended fabric: knits, jersey.
Each pattern file has 20 pages. Pages must be arranged in 4 row and 4 columns. For all sizes the location of the pieces on the pattern sheet is the same.
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