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Difficulty
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Time
6h00

Stylish Party Dresses
Full size pattern sheets A, B
Finished length
4–381⁄2 in (97.5cm) / 6–39 in (98cm) / 8–39 in (98.5cm) 10–39 in (99cm) / 12–391⁄4 in (99.5cm) / 14–391⁄2 in (100cm)

The yoke and shoulder frills of this dress are made using crepe de Chine only, while the body section consists of the crepe under lace, finished off as9one layer of fabric. The crepe is in a color slightly brighter than the lace in order to create an airy look.

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  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preparation: Place lace and crepe de Chine body sections together and baste. *M through both layers at sides of back and center back. Apply fusible interfacing to armhole facings and M around outer edges of facings.

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew bust darts (press upwards and M along sides)

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew front and back yokes to corresponding body sections (press seam allowances towards yokes)

  • Step 4

    Sew center back seam from zipper endpoint to hem (open out seam). Using longest stitch on machine, sew seam where zipper is to be placed along center back (open out seam).

  • Step 5

    Attach zipper

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew shoulders of yoke and yoke lining (open out seams)

  • Step 7

    Match right sides of yoke and yoke lining and sew neckline. Turn right side out

  • Step 8

    Attach yoke lining to body section

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew sides (open out seams). Fold hem up once and sew

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold edge of shoulder frill twice and sew. Place upper and lower frills together and create gathering

  • Step 11

    Sew shoulders and sides of neckline facing (open out seams). Sandwich shoulder frills between body section and facing and sew along armholes. Turn right side out

  • How to make a dress. Dress With Shoulder Ruffles - Step 12
    Step 12

    Blind hem stitch outer edges of armhole facings to yoke lining and sides. Attach hook and eye

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