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apple-picking dress sewing pattern

apple-picking dress sewing pattern
Price: $15.95
Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS028AP
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What better way to spend a cool afternoon than going apple picking? The pattern for this versatile dress includes a wide button placket, a bow at the neck, bias bound sleeves, and a dropped waist for a vintage feel. View A has three-quarter length sleeves and a double-layer gathered skirt while view B is long sleeved with a single-layer skirt.

 

apple-picking dress sewing pattern
  • Girl's dress pattern. The pattern for this versatile dress includes a wide button placket, a bow at the neck, bias-bound sleeves, and a dropped waist for a vintage feel. View A has three-quarter-length sleeves and a double-layer gathered skirt, while View B has long sleeves and a single-layer skirt.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, gathering, and set-in sleeves.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, flannel, and linen.

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, 3/8–1/2" buttons (eight for sizes 6M–2T, ten for sizes 3T–7, twelve for sizes 8–12).

    apple picking dress sewing pattern

    Fabric Guide (fabric width: 44"-45")

    SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    View A 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards
    View B 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards

    SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
    View A 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards
    View B 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards


    Finished Measurements

    SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    Chest 21 1/2" 22 1/2" 23 1/2" 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 26 1/2"
    Length* 16 1/2" 17 1/2" 18 3/4" 20" 21" 22 1/4"
    View A Sleeve Length** 11 1/2" 12" 12 1/2" 13" 13 1/2" 14 1/4"
    View B Sleeve Length** 14" 14 3/4" 15 1/2" 16 1/4" 17" 18 1/4"

    SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
    Chest 27 1/2" 28 1/2" 30" 31" 32 1/2" 33 1/2"
    Length* 24 1/4" 26" 28" 29 3/4" 31 3/4" 34"
    View A Sleeve Length** 15" 16" 17" 17 3/4" 19" 20"
    View B Sleeve Length** 19 1/2" 20 3/4" 22" 23 3/4" 25 1/2" 27 1/4"

    * Measured from shoulder at neck
    ** Measured from center back neck

  • English System
    Size Chest
    (in)
    Waist
    (in)
    Hip
    (in)
    Height
    (in)
    Weight
    (lbs)
    6-12M 19 19 ½ 19 ½ 27-29 17-22
    12-18M 19 ¾ 20 ½ 20 ½ 29-31 22-27
    18-24M 20 ½ 21 21 31-33 27-30
    2T 21 21 22 33-36 30-33
    3T 21 ½ 21 23 36-39 33-36
    4 22 ½ 21 ½ 24 39-42 36-39
    5 23 ½ 22 25 ½ 42-45 39-44
    6 24 ½ 22 ½ 26 ½ 45-49 45-55
    7 25 ½ 23 27 ½ 49-52 56-64
    8 26 ½ 23 ½ 28 ½ 52-54 65-72
    10 28 24 30 54-56 73-77
    12 29 25 31 ½ 56-58 78-82

     

    Metric System
    Size Chest
    (cm)
    Waist
    (cm)
    Hip
    (cm)
    Height
    (cm)
    Weight
    (kg)
    6-12M 48 50 50 69-74 8-10
    12-18M 50 52 51 74-79 10-12
    18-24M 52 53 56 79-84 12-14
    2T 53 53 56 84-91 14-15
    3T 55 53 58 91-99 15-16
    4 57 55 61 99-107 16-18
    5 60 56 65 107-114 18-20
    6 62 57 67 114-124 20-25
    7 65 58 70 124-132 25-29
    8 67 60 72 132-137 29-33
    10 71 61 76 137-142 33-35
    12 74 64 80 142-147 35-37

     

  • Average rating: (4.7 of 5) based on 3 reviews

    very nice pattern
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 07/10/2015
    This pattern is very well written and professionally done. Good instructions and easy to follow. One problem I had was that the sides of the bodice did not match up. The side of the back was longer than the side of the front. This made it difficult to attach the skirt, because there was very little room between the bottom buttons of the front placket and the second allowance for the skirt. I ended up shortening the back bodice so they would match up. Over all, the dress turned out fine, and fits very well.
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    Great Pattern with Professional Results
    Reviewed by on 01/16/2015
    One of my favorite patterns!! As always, it came together with ease! The finished product looks so professional.
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    Darling Dress
    Reviewed by on 12/11/2014
    This was my first Oliver + S pattern, and I couldn't have been more pleased with the results. I am relatively new to sewing, but the dress turned out adorable despite my many rookie mistakes--a testimony to the quality of the pattern and the clarity of the instructions. I also greatly appreciated the related discussion board and tutorials. I am already trying to decide which pattern to purchase next!
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