Way to make a smocked dress for girl

If you want to give a gift by sewing kid clothes for your kids, smocked dresses are the most versatile and simple of all styles. One pattern can create an entire wardrobe for kids. Novices need the instructions and can achieve the same goal.

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You need to understand sizing of smocked dresses for a baby. Patterns and clothing usually cover a range of months. You have to choose the pattern range that best fits the age of the child you are sewing for. The rule for sizing of smocked baby clothes is to purchase or make clothing that can be grown into.

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The first pattern option you choose to make smocked dresses is a pre-made pattern. These are best suited for sewers who are inexperienced, or for sewers who are uncomfortable with or unable to make a pattern by hand. Your second option to make smocked dresses for girl is making a pattern freehand, with a pencil and a paper bag.

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Cut the paper bag open and lay it out flat. Lay the baby on the bag so that the shoulders and below are on the bag. Gently extend the baby’s arms out to the sides and outline them from shoulder to wrist. Next, gently extend the baby’s legs and outline from the armpits to the ankles. When you are finished, cut away the excess paper. Separate the sleeves from the dress portion.

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