Another instalment of toddler sewing in this post. For this dress I went back to the same issue of Ottobre magazine that I used for the previous dresses I made - Spring 2015. This time I chose the Free Stars Dress pattern, which is straighter and more tunic-like in shape than the other dresses. It also has pockets, which are a bit hit with my toddler.
fox print from Girl Charlee. They offered to send me some fabric for a project of my choice and I thought this print was perfect for a fun dress. It is available in this deep blue as well as an aqua colourway.
The fabric is described on the website as 'medium weight with a nice stretch.' I didn't find it tremendously stretchy, not as much as either of the two fabrics I used for the last two dresses. This was only an issue on the neck binding, as a binding piece cut at the recommended length was too short. I had to cut a piece a couple of centimetres longer, which worked fine. The amount of stretch shouldn't be a problem for most garments but it's something to be aware of.
After that burst of toddler sewing, I've got my own Autumn sewing plans to sort out now. Though they will include some more toddler sewing, as I keep acquiring jersey prints that are perfect for toddler clothes.
Disclaimer: This fabric was sent to me for free by Girl Charlee - all opinions are my own.
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