Jul 16, · We went with a pillowcase dress style and used a cotton jersey blend knit from Girl Charlee. I loved how Olivia’s top turned out so much and I had some similar fabric in this black tie dye-ish print; I decided to make a swim cover-up out of it for myself and I took some pictures along the way so that you can make one, too! (This is a good. Jun 17, · Your dress needs to have a little bit of an A-line shape; if you go with an actual pillowcase (and I’d like to see the pillow that needs to be covered by a case that can fit a grown up woman!) or rectangular shape, it’s going to look like you’re wearing a sack. And not in a good way. Consider a njwx.info: Melissa Mora.
Mar 14, · Keep in mind though, that each child is unique so it’s always best to double check the dress dimensions before you start to sew. Materials to sew a pillowcase dress. 1/2 – 1 yard of fabric for dress depending on the size; 1/4 yard fabric for dress band; 2 yards of 1/2″ wide ribbon. Apr 13, · I used French seams to join the front and the back panels at the sides as I din’t own a serger back then when I made this dress (I do have this one now and it makes my life countless times easier!). If you don’t like French seams and don’t have a serger but have pinking sheers, use those. I wasn’t particularly fond of French seams back then, in spite of the clean finish, but I thought 5/5(4).
May 10, · The measurements for this dress are a 2T/3T, but it’s really easy to measure for any size. Determine the finished length you want, for me it was 20″, then add 4″ to it for seam allowances. The width of the fabric is the width we’re using. So lay out your fabric and cut to your desired length. For a bigger girl, (dress size 6 and up,) you might wish to add width to your pillowcase dress, which will double the amount of fabric needed. Notice how our size 6 dress is kind of narrow in width? I opted not to use extra fabric and could only make the skirt as wide as the fabric, which was about 42 inches. Don’t worry though, I’ve.