Added Feb 13, 2013
Long Beach, Cali...
This was an easy way to use up a rectangular piece of scrap fabric. I made what would be called pin-tucks if they weren’t so wide horizontally on the dress, then sewed down the top of each one and ran elastic through the resulting casing. I also made an elastic casing at the top. The elastic pieces were cut to be slightly larger than my daughter’s chest and waist. It only has one seam at the back, where the elastic is also attached. I left extra length on the shoulder straps so I could make them longer as she get’s taller.
cotton woven, 1/4" wide elastic.
Check out these festive sewing patterns just in time for Oktoberfest
Fashion & Trends
All the fall trouser sewing inspiration you need.
Pattern of the Week
This jacket is a mix of mod and military and will change the look of any outfit!
Go far afield in this collection of bib dresses, waistcoats, and wool jackets in textured fall fabri
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this jean alteration technique and find out how you can learn more!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.