How to Make a 10 Minute Simple Summer Dress

You can make these dresses out of the already sheered fabric from places like walmart and joan fabrics. Check out my blog for more diy at www.ImpatientlyCrafty.com

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I got 1 yard of shirred fabric. I bought it at Walmart for $12.95. I put 2 yards on the supply list so that it covers any size you may make since 1 yard fits a medium

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PREWASH!!!! Do not skip this step, wash your fabric BEFORE sewing. It does shrink up a bit.

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Wrap it around and stretch till it feels comfortable, either do this yourself and wrap to the front and pin, or have a friend help.

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Cut any excess fabric leaving seam allowance of at least 5/8. With 1 yard I got, it to fit perfectly without cutting, (equivalent to size medium) so more or less fabric is needed for small or large

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Pin fabric right sides together

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Sew with 5/8 seem allowance

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Try it on, this was a bit loose do I sewed in another 5/8 then it fit perfect

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Cut excess fabric from seem leaving approx 1/4-1/2 inch seem (you can see what's left after cutting in next step)

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Iron to set seem (see the clean seem allowance that I cut)

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Zig zag stitch the seem allowance to prevent fraying.

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Wear your sassy new dress ;)

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