I did it! I sewed my first dress using an actually pattern. Garment sewing has just not been something I've been comfortable doing, but with step-by-step video instruction, I was able to conquer some of my fears. And though my course was basic, I learned quite a bit about sizing, how to cut out my pattern pieces, garment sewing lingo (darts vs. pleats), and what all those symbols mean.
here). Burda pattern 7517, cotton fabric in a blue and white floral print, lightweight interfacing, thread, dress pins and a zipper. Funny thing is the zipper didn't intimidate me at all. I sew with them all the time.
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Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish It Up Friday.