Carousel Sundress & Topper a very stylish vintage inspired sundress and matching bolero or topper for girls aged 3 to 10 years.
Beautiful product photos by Simone Kleefsman.
Description: The dress has a fit and flare shape with princess line panels and a gently ruffled hem panel. There is a short zipper in the left side seam. The straps are inserted into the back neck band and buttoned onto the inside front band where a decorative bow is attached. The back band has elastic inserted to give a snug and flexible fit. The dress is knee length and the topper sits above the waist. The topper has a self-made contrast bias binding around the neck, front, back and sleeve edges.
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Experience Level: Suitable for the advanced beginner to intermediate level of experience. Plain sewing skills only are required with the ability to insert a plain zipper and make two buttonholes. The tutorial shows how to make every step of the dress including how to make the bias binding for the topper.
Fabric: Light weight cottons in coordinating larger and smaller prints are best to show off the styling details: poplin, homespun and similar fabrics are suitable. See fabric chart below for quantities.
Sizes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, to fit children 3 to 10 years. A detailed size chart is included in the pattern file.The size chart gives body dimensions only; the pattern has ease added.