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A Simple Beach Cover Up
This dress is simple to make, and can be worn as a casual beach cover up if made with cotton jersey fabric. Or use a dressier fabric to make one that can be worn for a night out on the town.

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  • How to sew a gathered dress. Faith's 20 Minute Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    Sew right sides together at the top of the side panels. Then measure 10 inches down the side panels, and sew from that point down to the bottom.

  • How to sew a gathered dress. Faith's 20 Minute Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew a seam along the top and bottom of the elastic casing. Sew all the way around from the inside edge of one side panel, around the large back panel, straight across to the inside edge of the other side panel. Thread the elastic through the casing and secure on both ends with a small seam.

  • How to sew a gathered dress. Faith's 20 Minute Dress - Step 3
    Step 3

    Measure 11 inches from the top. With right sides together, sew from that point down the front center of the dress all the way to the bottom. Then turn it right side out, and you’re finished! Enjoy your hot new frock.

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jaisa.riley
jaisa.riley · Seattle, Washington, US · 1 project
So cute! I can't wait to try to make one for myself. Thanks for the tutorial!
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Barbi H.
Barbi H.
Your dress is lovely! Thanks for the instructions.
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