The Louise Dress is a 50’s style skate skirt dress for girls aged 1 to 14 years old.
The dress features a circle skirt which has layers of tulle between the outer and lining skirt. A sweetheart neckline gives it a touch of elegance.
Dress up with a ribbon on the waist and use the matching tie for the neck or hair.
Available in children’s sizes 1-14 years old
Pattern comes as a fullscale copyshop PDF document which can be printed on any size paper using Adobe Reader to poster print. Also available broken up onto A4 pages. The separate A4 pages have page numbers and markers to help you align each page correctly after printing.
Please note that all pattern downloads are in English, however you may view the tutorial here in your chosen language by selecting your preferred language by clicking “TRANSLATE” at the top right of any page and selecting your preferred language from the drop down menu.
Using the zip foot and starting from the right side, top stitch through the garment, zip tape and seam allowance the full length of the zip, backstitching over the end before completing up to the top again.
Using small scissors, carefully open up the machine basting stitches down the centre back.
Finish the hems for the lining and outer SKIRT either by adding a trim, creating a rolled hem, or using an edge stitch on an overlocker.
Below shows how to add a lace trim:
Apply the trim as you sew, leaving approx. 1cm unstitched to allow to fold. Complete the trim edge by folding the ends of the trim as shown and stitch in place to secure the loop.
Stitch with zig-zag.
Fold trim to WS and top-stitch with zig-zag stitch to secure.
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