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This instant digital download pattern comes complete with an introduction (what to buy, sizing options, modification recommendations, printing suggestions, supply purchase list), step by step instructions with clear, colorful photographs, and hand-drawn printable and piece-able pattern pieces (that are easy to print out and tape together).
This pattern comes in 2 sizes, for a great fit: A size 4/5, and a 6/7. Here is a sizing chart:
SIZE: 4/5 – CHEST: 25 1/2” , WAIST: 24” ,SHOULDER to SHOULDER: 10” ,SHOULDER TO LOWER EDGE OF SKIRT: 29”
SIZE: 6/7 – CHEST: 28”, WAIST: 26”, SHOULDER to SHOULDER:12”, SHOULDER TO LOWER EDGE OF SKIRT: 31”
While this pattern is intended for the advanced sewer, as a debutant gown, there are many suggestions for modifications included with this dress, provided by some of my testers. Suggestions for modifications include: omitting sheer layers, and just working with Casa style satin, substituting felt stencil motifs for stenciling on the skirt, 3 sleeve options to chose from, omitting lining and tulle layers, and a zipper closure at the back with a suggestion for stretch polyester instead.
All sewing for this project can be easily completed with a standard sewing machine. However, for more of a professional look, a serger is highly recommended.
I created this dress originally for a friend who could no longer purchase the Sofia costume dress on Disney’s site, as they are often sold out. Three months, and lots of requests later, I have turned this idea into a full-scale pattern for you to purchase for your little girl. It can be made either simply or elaborately, with many modifications and customizations. Fits girls sizes 4-7. I hope you will delight the little girl in your life and purchase a copy today!
**This pattern is in no way associated with Disney or any relation to them in any regard. This item is my personal work to create a styled dress to reflect specific princess styling.