If you are looking for one dress pattern that is extremely versatile, this Janie Dress (and peplum top) is perfect. You can create this lovely dress for your little girl, and make her feel like a fairytale princess. The dress is available in sizes 6 months to 12 years. It’s comfortable to wear, has lots of sleeve/dress/neckline options and it looks absolutely beautiful.
The Janie Dress pattern comes with three sleeve options that will bring a new look to the dress. The three sleeve options are as follows:
The pattern also comes with three options for the skirt. The skirt can be a:
Regular circle skirt,
Gathered circle skirt,
And also you can choose from four neckline options. Included in the pattern are a:
Ballet scoop back,
Peter Pan collar.
Knits are needed for this dress. Wovens can be used for the gathered circle skirt, if desired. Wovens, lace, or knit can be used for the peter pan collar. Suggested knits are 40%-50% stretch and the stretch guide is included in the pattern, along with some handy tips.
The designer points out that although this is a beginner pattern, it does require some pre-knowledge of knits. You should familiarize yourself with knits before you start.
The pdf tutorial includes the following:-
A computer-generated, tiled pattern that can be printed on 8.5″ by 11″ printer paper,
A detailed, step-by-step, picture tutorial,
A glossary of sewing terms,
Lots of tips to help along the way.
This lovely dress and peplum top is very comfortable to wear and suitable for every occasion. You don’t need to hesitate between choosing which dress you should make next. With this pattern, you can make a couple, and I’m sure that each and everyone will be as beautiful as the next one.