Aurora Belle Dress & Peplum
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Aurora Belle features a sweetheart halter bodice cascading down to a fun peplum, retro mid-length, or stunning maxi skirt, making this pattern suitable for any occasion. Add a second or third layer to the skirt, or make the skirt separate with an elastic waist for even more versatility!
Pattern includes measurements for sizes 12-18 months to 10 years. The back of the bodice can be made with shirring elastic or elastic casings, and both methods are included in the step-by-step instructions.
Seam allowance is 3/8"(1cm) unless stated otherwise in the pattern, and is included in all measurements.
Required Supplies: sewing machine, needle suitable for chosen fabric (universal), 1/4" elastic for back bodice casings OR elastic thread for shirring, 3/4" elastic for halter strap, iron, pins/clips, scissors and/or rotary cutter, measuring tape and/or cutting mat & ruler.
Suggested Fabric: Light-medium weight wovens, such as quilting cotton, poplin, seersucker, eyelet, rayon, voile
Pattern includes instructions for a two methods of bodice construction, shirring or elastic casings. In both cases, the bodice side seams are enclosed. For those who want to know more about shirring, a link is provided in the pattern to my Shirring: Testing & Tension blog post.
Included in the pattern:
~ Measuring/cutting charts for sizes 12-18mo, 18-24mo, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10. There is a single page to print for the bodice template, and all additional parts are rectangular and are provided by cutting/measurement charts.
~ Nested pattern piece for the bodice, color coded by size.
~ Sizing guide to help you obtain the proper fit for your child, including detailed instructions for blending sizes.
~ Chart listing final dress length for each size, as well as just the waist to bottom hem measurements for making a separate skirt
~ Fabric requirements for all parts
~ Supplies and suggested fabrics list
~ Line drawings showing all available options.
~ All measurements throughout the pattern presented in both metric and imperial
~ Clickable table of contents for reference and ease of use on digital devices
~ Full color photo tutorial with specific details for each step.
- Hints and tips throughout the tutorial.
~ Modeled photos showing the pattern options.
The details and step-by-step instructions of this pattern total 31 pages. There is 1 page to print for the necessary pattern piece, and an additional printable page of the cutting charts.
NOTE: This is a pattern, not a completed garment.