We are pleased to share with you this best-selling dress pattern for girls. This pinafore dress is a versatile pattern that can be combined with a t-shirt or blouse underneath, thin or thick, short or long sleeved – so this dress can be changed up easily to make many wardrobe options for every time of year.
The Ainsley Pinafore Dress is a classic design for a confident beginner sewer. However, this awesome designer has also included in her tutorial an abundance of options for you to customize Ainsley if you wish.
Those options include the following:
Button or tie straps
A high or low neckline in a square or U shape
A vintage or knee-length hem
An elasticized or classic back knee length smooth look.
The Ainsley pattern includes sizes as follows – 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 12 years.
The designer has come up with a list of woven fabrics as suggested fabrics for the Ainsley – cotton, seersucker, chambray, lightweight linen, lightweight corduroy, lightweight flannel, double gauze, or rayon.
And as an extra bonus, this talented and helpful designer has produced and included three YouTube videos for extra help. Do check out the customer examples they have sewn for some extra inspiration.