How to Make a Simple Toddler Dress

Easy and quick dress with the already shirred fabric available at Walmart and joanns. Visit my blog www.ImpatientlyCrafty.com for more tutorials.

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How to Make a Simple Toddler Dress
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Fabric that is already shirred, Walmart and joanns has this. Get 1/2 to 1 yard

Fabric that is already shirred, Walmart and joanns has this. Get 1/2 to 1 yard

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Wrap fabric around to see where you get the right fit

Wrap fabric around to see where you get the right fit

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Cut where you marked

Cut where you marked

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Here is the cut piece

Here is the cut piece

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Pin right sides together

Pin right sides together

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Sew seem together, I used 5/8. With the stretch of the shirring you have some room for error

Sew seem together, I used 5/8. With the stretch of the shirring you have some room for error

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Iron to set seem

Iron to set seem

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Cut excess of seem allowance down to approx 1/4

Cut excess of seem allowance down to approx 1/4

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Finish seem with zigzag stitch to prevent fraying

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Take coordinating Tshirt, cut one inch below arm pits (save bottom to make a skirt or other project)

Take coordinating Tshirt, cut one inch below arm pits (save bottom to make a skirt or other project)

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Tshirt cut.

Tshirt cut.

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Pin back center of shirt and line up with back seem and pin

Pin back center of shirt and line up with back seem and pin

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Pin side seems to dress, you may need to stretch dress a bit to lay shirt flat

Pin side seems to dress, you may need to stretch dress a bit to lay shirt flat

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Shirt is all pinned to the dress, you can't overpin, pin more than you think you want to.

Shirt is all pinned to the dress, you can't overpin, pin more than you think you want to.

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Put pinned dress and shirt on sewing machine through neck hole. See with zigzag stitch and pull dress to make shirt lay flat

Put pinned dress and shirt on sewing machine through neck hole. See with zigzag stitch and pull dress to make shirt lay flat

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wear you new dress ;)

wear you new dress ;)

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