Dolly - Video Lesson

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This simply perfect dress is delightful for any occasion. Dolly is a bodice dress buttoning up the front with details on the bodice that steals the show. The tucks are sewn in such a way they create a scallop effect on the bodice. This beautiful dress works well for girls of all ages. Fully lined, this dress is ideal for a flowing lawn fabric.

In this video lesson, learn how to take the Children's Corner Allie pattern and redraft it to create an entirely new dress. You will want to print the accompanying PDF so you have step-by-step instructions to guide you with this project. An alternative ruffle collar is also included within the instructions. Susan will be sewing the piped Peter Pan collar version.

Pattern: Dolly, an Allie adaptation
Run Time: 1 hour 40 min
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: 3 Thimbles - Advanced

In this lesson you'll learn:

  • Drafting techniques for changing the bodice
  • Tips for creating beautiful tucks
  • Creating the unique scallop effect from tucks
  • Techniques for sewing with piping
  • Proper techniques when sewing with interfacing
  • Adding a lined skirt to a pattern


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