Baby Sundress Tutorial (Free Pattern) Easy to Sew


This easy sew baby sundress tutorial has a free
pattern to download and step by step instructions so you can make this sweet dress. This easy to make baby clothes pattern is
perfect for summer. For this tutorial you will need the following:
1/3 yard jersey knit fabric, preferably with lycra
Sewing Essentials (like pins, thread, etc.) and of course Fleece Fun’s Free Pattern that’s
available on FleeceFun.com! You will need to assemble the free sewing
pattern. Cut the following for the baby dress Cut 2 on fold of bodice. Cut 2 skirt panels. Cut strips of jersey knit (across the grain)
that are 1 1/4″ wide and long enough to bind the neckline and 2 arm openings. Seam allowances are 3/8″. Use a ball point needle for sewing knits and
a stretch stitch on a sewing machine or a serger. Hem and topstitch with a stretch stitch or
double needle. With right sides together, pin front to back
at one shoulder. Stitch together. Stitch binding to the right side of the baby
knit sundress neckline, right sides facing, stretching the binding very gently (do NOT
stretch the neckline). Wrap the binding around the seam allowance
to the wrong side and press. Topstitch the binding in place along the edge,
being sure to catch the raw edge of the binding strip on the back. Carefully trim the excess binding on the wrong
side. With right sides together, sew the second
shoulder seam to the baby sundress. Bind the two arm openings in the same manner
as the neckline. Next, Sew the side seams, right sides together. With right sides facing, sew the side seams
of the skirt. Press up 1″ of the bottom edge to the wrong
side for a hem. Topstitch hem in place. Sew 2 rows of basting stitches along the top
edge of the skirt. Pull the bobbin threads to gather the top
edge of the skirt so that it is the same length as the lower edge of the bodice. With right sides together, pin the skirt to
the lower edge of the bodice. And Sew. And that’s it, you’ve completed the sundress
tutorial. It makes this really cute baby sundress perfect
for summer.