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Sew Maxi Dress
This project will help you to make an easy simple maxi dress.
Now you can make your own dress all by yourself.
Following this guide you will be able to find more techniques to make stylish dresses at home.
I hope you all like this project and enjoy making one.

Posted by Amy C. Published See Amy C.'s 32 projects »
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  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    These are the materials you need for this project.

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    These are the important measurements. You will be using this same technique for your own size

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the piece of fabric in four and draw out your measurements. Use a curve ruler to get the perfect curve on your dress. To understand more about cutting out a dress and sewing it perfectly visit the link below http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/an-easy-simple-dress
    Don't cut the bottom straightly, draw almost a round shape on the bottom.
    This is how the whole piece looks like after drawing down my measurements.

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut according to the outlines.

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    Take a long piece of elastic according to the size of your chests circumference.
    Cut it in half.

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place it where you want. I'm placing it on the upper chest area.
    Keep the elastic stretched as you sew it. This helps you to get perfect folds for your dress

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 7
    Step 7

    This is how it looks from the front and back after attaching the elastic.

  • How to sew a maxi dress. D.I.Y Cute Maxi Dress - Step 8
    Step 8

    Do the same with the other piece. Then join the shoulders and sides together.

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