Ready for first fitting of bodice. Instructions are a Little confusion on sewing the lining and bodice side seams after attaching sleeves. But over all easy to follow.
Berkley’s Beautiful Pleated Dress and Top is the product of several stunning details rolled in to one beautiful dress. The bodice has a front faux placket, accentuated by pin tuck pleats to either side. The back bodice has a zipper for a perfect, clean and simple fit. You’ll love the easy step by step directions for applying a zipper! Choose to do a sleeveless version, short puffed sleeves, or long bias trimmed sleeves with an elastic and button closure. Berkley’s includes steps and pieces for a straight top, skirted top, and circle skirt dress version. Berkley's baby pattern also includes a romper! The romper pieces are included for shorts, capri’s and pants, all with elastic around the leg openings. There are also steps for a sewn or snap crotch for easy diaper changes. The sweet tie belt will always stay in place thanks to the little belt loops at the dress side seams. We’ve even included a detachable collar for versatility. There are so many ways to customize this beautiful pattern for any season and occasion! This pattern offers great, detailed photos and video links to help you every step of the way!
*Fabric Requirement Chart shown as last image*
Difficulty Rating: Intermediate
Recommended fabric: Cotton woven fabrics
Here is what you receive:
- Measurements for sizes NB to 14 kids.
- A 72-page and 61-page instant download pattern with thorough, uncomplicated step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that allow you to follow along with ease from start to finish.
- A 3-Page A0 Copy Shop file (46.8” x 33.1”) and standard printing file (8.5” x 11”) included.
- Computer drawn pattern pieces you can print over and over again; no more patterns that rip or tear! We now include templates for square and rectangle shaped pieces to cut and print out for those who prefer this option. As always, we will continue to include a cutting chart for those of you that choose to use a rotary cutter and ruler to cut your pieces.