This very pretty embroidered cotton was found in a local fabric store, but unfortunately it was only in a small piece. So I planned to make a bib dress with it, combining it with this denim-like bl...

This very pretty embroidered cotton was found in a local fabric store, but unfortunately it was only in a small piece. So I planned to make a bib dress with it, combining it with this denim-like bl...

This is a fairly easy style to make without patterns or drafting. Just cut out a rectangle twice the length of the finished dress and slightly wider than your shoulders. Cut a hole in the middle. Then sew up the selvedges (or longitudinal edges) to a point that leaves comfortable sleeve gaps. And you’re done.  You can widen the ends into a trapezoid for an A-line version or narrow them for a pegged silhouette.

This is a fairly easy style to make without patterns or drafting. Just cut out a rectangle twice the length of the finished dress and slightly wider than your shoulders. Cut a hole in the middle. Then sew up the selvedges (or longitudinal edges) to a point that leaves comfortable sleeve gaps. And you’re done. You can widen the ends into a trapezoid for an A-line version or narrow them for a pegged silhouette.

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