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digital cartwheel wrap dress sewing pattern

digital cartwheel wrap dress sewing pattern
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Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS056CW2-D
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This girls' dress slips over the head and fastens both in front and in back for a fun twist on the wrap dress. The A-line skirt has lots of flare for spinning and includes an extra panel for full coverage. Details include built-in cap sleeves and a back keyhole opening with a simple button/loop closure. Choose to tie the dress in front (View A) or in back (View B).

 

digital cartwheel wrap dress sewing pattern
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    Description

    This girls' dress slips over the head and fastens both in front and in back for a fun twist on the wrap dress. The A-line skirt has lots of flare for spinning and includes an extra panel for full coverage. Details include built-in cap sleeves and a back keyhole opening with a simple button/loop closure. Choose to tie the dress in front (View A) or in back (View B). The dress is easy to sew because it doesn’t have buttonholes or zippers, and the construction method is unique and fun.

    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: curved seams and linings.

    Suggested Fabrics

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

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, featherweight fusible interfacing, one 1/2" button, sew-in Velcro® or a snap.

    cartwheel wrap dress sewing pattern

    Fabric Guide

    SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    44" Fabric 1 3/4
    yards
    2
    yards
    2
    yards
    2 1/4
    yards
    2 1/4
    yards
    2 1/2
    yards
    58" Fabric 1 1/2
    yards
    1 1/2
    yards
    1 3/4
    yards
    2
    yards
    2
    yards
    2 1/4
    yards

     

    SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
    44" Fabric 2 3/4
    yards
    2 3/4
    yards
    3
    yards
    3 1/4
    yards
    3 1/2
    yards
    3 1/2
    yards
    58" Fabric 2 1/4
    yards
    2 1/2
    yards
    2 1/2
    yards
    2 3/4
    yards
    3
    yards
    3 1/4
    yards

     

    Finished Measurements

    6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
    Chest * 19" 20" 21" 21 1//2" 22 1/2" 23 1/2"
    Waist * 19 1/2" 20 1/2" 21" 22" 22 1/2" 23 1/2"
    Length ** 16 1/2" 17 3/4" 19" 20 1/2" 21 1/4" 22 1/4"

     

    5 6 7 8 10 12
    Chest * 24 3/4" 25 3/4" 27 1/4" 28 1/2" 30" 31"
    Waist * 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 27" 28 1/2" 29 1/2" 30 1/4"
    Length ** 24" 25 1/2" 27 1/4" 28 3/4" 30 1/4" 32"

    * Variable, due to wrap dress.
    ** Measured from shoulder at 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: (4.9 of 5) based on 9 reviews

    CartWheel with Contrasting ties.
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 09/03/2018
    So, I wanted contrasting ties. What did I learn? 1) if you are going to do contrasting ties, buy the full amount of suggested fabric for the dress and buy a 1/3 yard for the ties alone. 2) If you are going to do the wrap side pieces for contrast with the ties, buy a 1/2 yard of contrast and buy maybe a 1/2 less of your main fabric. Construction: As always, it is a bit ingenious. This is also a bit fiddly. It is not a hard dress but it takes a bit of time to do well. I suggest reading the directions in full first before you launch into it. The jelly roll is one of those things that is super hard to "get" from words and instructions, and super easy to do. Circle skirt hems can be challenging if you lack patience. I did a 1/4 guide stitch instead of a 5/8. I folded the 1/4 inch and pressed the heck out of it. I used a water spray bottle to soak it up nice. Once I did the 1/4 fold and pressed, I folded that and repeated spray, soak, press. Then I pinned. I did the small section and sewed that first. Then I did the large skirt, because I didn't want it to become unfolded as I sewed the other section. Lastly, my daughter NEEDS pockets. Now that I have made one, I will size up for a winter fabric so this can be a(n American) jumper. Then I will sew bag pockets in the side seams of the larger skirt part. They will be kind of hidden but she will think that is fun.
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    Cartwheel dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/28/2018
    This was a hugely successful project. I made this for my tiny two year old granddaughter using 6-12 mo circumference and size 2 for length. I made a matching dress for her "baby ". Both have added Peter Pan collars at my daughter's request
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    Reversible Cartwheel wrap dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/27/2018
    I wanted to make this reversible for both of my granddaughters, one 6 year old and one 3 year old. Was a bit more complicated than I had made for quite awhile, but I took it slowly, following the instructions and the sew along and they turned out very well. I did add about 2 inches to each of the skirts so that they can hopefully wear then next year as well. I used some light weight cotton that was given to me.
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    Cartwheel Wrap Dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/25/2018
    I made a size 4 for my 4-year-old granddaughter. Sizing was perfect. Instructions were crystal clear. I used 100% cotton Sevenberry quilting cotton. She loved her twirly dress. I made the version with the back tie because she’s just old enough to untie it, but not yet able to tie her own bows. I have a second one cut out ready to sew for another granddaughter. I intend to make this lovely dress for each of my girls. Incredibly cute, highly recommended.
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    Cartwheel Wrap Dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 08/22/2018
    Loved the professional finished dress and great design. I did go to the great sew along photos to easily understand the jelly roll process.
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    Cartwheel Wrap Dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 07/24/2018
    Pattern was brilliant Sewing was labour intensive but not hard I used a rose patterned 100% cotton from Ikea I thought it might be too heavy, but it draped well and will be sturdy for my very active granddaughter for whom the name "cartwheel" first caught my attention. Her comments once she figured out how to put it on, "It's beautiful. I don't ever want to take it off."
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    Cartwheel wrap dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 06/28/2018
    I am a begginer at sewing and I am afraid not very good at it due to impatience, mostly. More than a year ago, I discovered Oliver + S patterns and its instructions which are just great for beginners. Being impatient, I made an effort and follow every single instruction and hints. The result has surprised me and most of all my family! My daughter just loves it! I would recommend this pattern to everybody able to follow sewing instructions in English. I used poplin fabric and the result, as I said, is really, really nice. I like the most the shape of the dress and the way it is assembled is just great.
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    cartwheel wrap dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 06/12/2018
    Made this for my granddaughter in a lovely zebra print material. Lovely pattern to make although you had to read it carefully for the turning through part. Looks absolutely lovely now its finished, can't wait to see her in it.
    1 of 1 customers found this helpful.
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    Wrap dress
    Reviewed by (Verified Buyer) on 05/09/2018
    I made this for my granddaughter out of denim and it turned out beautiful. I was a bit confused with the turning to right side out instructions but got there in the end,( unpicked 3 times.) Besides that the pattern is great.
    3 of 3 customers found this helpful.
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