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My lil 70's girl
Ok first attempt on strech fabric. my trick. I did a running stich where I would normally pin.

I used a little over 1.5 yards for her.

Posted by nicci A. from New England, North Dakota, United States • Published See nicci A.'s 10 projects »
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  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fold fabric so it is 54" wide by 1 yard.

    Fold that in half. where the center is cut you neck hole.

  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    fold all edges in and do a running stich.

    Do the same around the neck.

  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 3
    Step 3

    With your machine use a strech stich and follow you running stich.

    Try it on, inside out. And mark were you sides meet. Or measure if you want it perfect.

  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew up each side you just marked

    when you get to the armpit area turn it in a half circle and sew a parallel line about 1/2 inch ( to the outside)

  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    cut between the two stich lines

    Turn inside out and tada all done.

  • How to make a sleeved dress. 70's Dress - Step 6
    Step 6

    With scraps you can tie a headband.

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nhothman89
nhothman89 · 11 projects
aww batman would surely want to date you! good job, it looks so cute on you Happy
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leia.vickeridge
leia.vickeridge · 1 project
really awesome dress!
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ModernXDayXVaudevillian
ModernXDayXVaudevillian · Houston, Texas, US · 8 projects
I Would love to make one of these dresses one day Happy. Thank you for this groovy dress post <3.
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Edie S.
Edie S. · Phoenix, Arizona, US · 3 projects
very cute
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Lyn S.
Lyn S. · Atlanta, Georgia, US
Wow! That's actually really cool-looking!
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Nina
Nina · The Hague, South Holland, NL · 4 projects
I think I'm going to make it for carnaval (Everybody dresses up and goed partying in Holland) Happy
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Drea G.
Drea G. · Guam, Missouri, US · 3 projects
really cute!
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nicci A.
nicci A. · New England, North Dakota, US · 10 projects
Thanks for all the Fav adds and comments We went away for a 9 day trip so I have a lot of comments to thank.
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Stephanie
Stephanie · Central Coast, New South Wales, AU · 31 projects
Very Awesome.. great fabric!! Is that a matching head band too?
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CrAzY NeLLy
CrAzY NeLLy · Claremont, California, US · 18 projects
cool...
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