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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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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

Wrap fabric around to see where you get the right fit

Wrap fabric around to see where you get the right fit

Cut where you marked

Cut where you marked

Here is the cut piece

Here is the cut piece

Pin right sides together

Pin right sides together

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

Iron to set seem

Iron to set seem

Cut excess of seem allowance down to approx 1/4

Cut excess of seem allowance down to approx 1/4

Finish seem with zigzag stitch to prevent fraying

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)

Tshirt cut.

Tshirt cut.

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

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

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.

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

wear you new dress ;)

wear you new dress ;)

  • 1.0 Yard shirred fabric
  • Sewing machine and notions
  • 1.0 Tshirt plain