I made this dress on a quick whim last week since I wanted to try and play along with at least one of the Sewcialists Mini Challenges this year. I spun the challenge wheel and got the color Coral, and I so happened to have a coral sheet sitting in my upcycled pile so it worked out perfectly! I made an Instagram post yesterday (you can see the before and after VIDEO there) and realized I should prolly blog about it too, and while I’m at it just do a review of the pattern! So really, killing two birds with one stone in both instances! lol
Upcycling Tip: Using bed sheets as fabric is one of the best ways to get a bang for your buck! You get a huge amount of yardage both in length and width for a fraction of the price you’d pay for a regular yard of fabric!
Now for the information you’re really here for! Let’s talk about the pattern!
The Green Street top and dress is a sweet baby doll style that can be worn alone during summer months or layered over your girls favorite dress on summer days. The bodice is a classic tank top style while the fully pleated skirt adds a touch of elegance. – cited from website.
Pattern Sizing: Sizes 18months – 10. I made a size 3 determined from her finished chest measurement, and lengthened the skirt using the size 6 measurements.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern once you were done sewing it? YES.
Were the instructions easy to follow? YES.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: None
What did you dislike about the pattern? Not a thing.
What’s your favorite thing about the pattern? I love the simplicity of the dress and the fact that it doesn’t have any closures.
Where can I find this pattern? You can find The Green Street Top and Dress PDF Pattern HERE.
Would you make this pattern again? YES! It’s perfect for summer.
Anything you would do differently? I think for the ones after this, I’ll try and incorporate pockets.
And that’s it for todays post guys! Thank you so much for stopping by! Wishing you a productive week!