Your girl will love this dress and so will you, because it’s very easy to make. It has a pretty heart appliqué which you will enjoy making with a bit of Bonda-Web. The front and back can be gathered or flat.
A yoke is excellent for mixing and matching fabrics to create a variety of fun looks. The neck hole is cut quite deep so a head fits through without having to put in a fastening.
This autumn I took the Georgina and created the cutest little wrap over style in the back. You can see how this is done in one of the videos below. It’s not always necessary to buy a new pattern. At Frocks & Frolics we want to teach you how you can amend a pattern to create another stylish look from a range of base patterns. If you are an inventive person and want to show off what you can do you can participate in the affiliate partner program.
I would use a heavier cotton or even wool and style the dress with woolly tights and a long sleeved t-shirt in the winter so it becomes more or less an apron dress. In the summer it’s a great sun dress as it is.
Whether you are an expert or just starting out the video tutorial will make it very clear what you have to do. If you are unsure if you can handle this pattern then simply watch the video to reassure yourself before you purchase the pattern.
The pattern is available for immediate download so you can get started straight away.
None of my patterns are multi sized so there is one size per file, this saves a lot of paper and confusion as to which line you have to cut.
You’ll receive an email immediately after purchase with a link to download PDF files of the pattern and instructions, which you can print at home on either A4 or US Letter paper. When choosing the pattern make sure you tick which format you need. In the US and Canada choose US letter size which is wider and shorter than A4 paper. Everywhere else opt for A4 paper format.
Medium to heavier weight fabrics, plain weave cotton, cotton sateen,cord, chambray or denim, double knit with low stretch.
- Fabric: 50 cm - 1 m depending on the size
- Matching thread
- 50 cm of slim elastic for the sleeves
- Iron on interfacing (lightweight) for the yoke lining
- Sewing machine and basic tools