Girls renaissance dress Oxford sewing pattern - sewing tutorial

Before sewing

To sew this dress choose fabrics like cotton, linen, denim, lightweight wool, gabardine, twill.

Supplies

  • Main fabric;
  • Fabric for collar;
  • Interfaicing – 0,3 m (11,8 in);
  • Invisible zipper: for sizes 104 – 116 – 35.0 cm (13,78 in); for sizes 122 – 134 – 40.0 cm (15,75 in); for sizes 140.146 – 45.0 cm (17,72 in).
  • Buttons – 6 pcs.;
  • Threads.

Fabric consumption (cm / in)
(Witha fabric width of 140 cm / 55.12 in)

Size 4 years
104
5 years
110
6 years
116
7 years
122
8 years
128
9 years
134
10 years
140
11 years
146
Main fabric 110
43.31"
120
47.24"
130
51.18"
140
55.12"
150
55.12"
150
55.12"
160
62.99"
160
62.99"
Fabric for collar 33
12.99"
33
12.99"
34
13.38"
34
13.38"
36
14.17"
36
14.17"
38
14.96"
38
14.96"

When buying fabric, keep in mind that the material can shrink, so take with a margin of 5 – 10%.

Dress measurements

Size 4 years
104
5 years
110
6 years
116
7 years
112
8 years
128
9 years
134
10 years
140
11 years
146
Bust 31.2
12.28"
32.7
12.87"
34.2
13.46"
34.2
13.46"
35.7
14.05"
37.2
14.65"
38.7
15.24"
40.2
15.83"
Sleeve length 42.5
16.73"
44.5
17.52"
46.5
18.31"
48.5
19.09"
50.5
19.88"
52.5
20.67"
54.5
21.46"
56.5
22.24"
Front length
from shoulder
to hem
63
24.8"
66.5
26.18"
69.5
27.36"
72.5
28.54"
76
29.92"
79
31.1"
82
32.28"
85
33.46"

Gather size and elastic band length

Size 4 years
104
5 years
110
6 years
116
7 years
112
8 years
128
9 years
134
10 years
140
11 years
146
Sleeve head
gathering
12.0
4.72"
12.5
4.92"
13.0
5.12"
13.5
5.31"
14.0
5.51"
14.5
5.71"
15.0
5.9"
15.5
6.1"
Waistline
gathering
of the skirt
58.5
23.03"
61.5
24.21"
64.5
25.39"
64.5
25.39"
67.5
26.57"
70.5
27.75"
73.5
28.94"
76.5
30.12"
Ruffle
gathering
43.0
16.93"
43.5
17.12"
44.0
17.32"
44.5
17.52"
45.0
17.72"
45.5
17.91"
46.0
18.11"
46.5
18.31"
Elastic into
the sleeve
bottom casting
15.0
5.91"
16.0
6.30"
16.5
6.50"
16.5
6.50"
17.0
6.69"
17.5
6.89"
18.0
7.09"
18.5
7.28"

Attention! All our patterns already contain seam allowances.

Layout of parts on fabric

Main fabric

With a fabric wifh of 140 cm (55.12″)

Size – 4 years (Child’s height 104 cm)

Size – 11 years (Child’s height 146 cm)

Fabric for collar

With a fabric wifh of 140 cm (55.12″)

Size – 4 years (Child’s height 104 cm)

Size – 11 years (Child’s height 146 cm)

Specification

Main fabric

Patterns Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
1 Back bodice 1 2
2 Front bodice 1 1
3 Sleeve 1 2
4 Front skirt 1 1
5 Back skirt 1 2
6 Front neckline facing 1 1
7 Back neckline facing 1 2

Fabric for collar

Pattern Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
8 Collar 1 4
9 Front collar facing 1 1
10 Back collar facing 1 2
11 Collar ruffle 1 2

Description of tailoring

Fuse interfacing to details of the neckline facing and collar facing.

Fuse interfacing tape to the bodice back and skirt back along the center seam.

Pin neckline facing details right sides together along the shoulder edge. Stitch it. Press seam allowances. Serge raw edges. Press one more time.

Sew buttonholes.

Pin front and back bodice along the shoulder edges right sides together. Stitch it.

Serge seam allowances, then press it to the back.

Pin front and back bodice along the side edges right sides together.

Stitch it.

Serge seam allowances, then press it to the back.

Pin skirt’s front and back details right sides together along the side edges.

Stitch 2 parallel lines along the upper raw edge at the 5 mm (0,2 in) and 8 mm (0,31 in) from the edge.

Length of the stitch is maximum, thread tension is 2.

Gather the skirt up to the bodice width.

Serge raw edges at the back center.

Pin neckline facing to the dress neckline right sides together, aligning the shoulder seams.

Sew in place.

Clip along the rounded edge.

Turn on the right side.

Top stitch seam allowances to the neckline facing at 0.1 cm (0,04 in) from the seam. Press it.

Pin back skirt details right sides together along the center seam.

Stitch up to the zipper mark.

Pin half of the zipper to the dress right sides together.

Sew in place.

Make marks on another zipper side and pin it to the another back panel of the dress, aligning the markings.

Stitch it.

Fold the neckline facing over the zipper and pin it.

Sew in place.

Press it.

Stitch 2 parallel lines on the sleeve cap from notch to notch at5 mm (0,2 in) and 8 mm (0,31 in) from the edge.

Length of the stitch is max.

Gather the sleeve cap.

Serge the sleeve bottom.

Fold sleeve in half right side and pin its side edges.

Stitch it, then serge raw edges.

Press seam allowances to back.

Pin the sleeve into the armhole right sides together, aligning the notches.

Sew in place.

Serge seam allowances and press it to the sleeve side.

Fold bottoms of the sleeve. Stitch it, leaving a gap for threading elastic.

Thread elastic through the gap. Stitch elastic into the ring. Close the gap by stitching.

Fold bottom of the dress twice and press.

Top stitch the folded bottom of he dress.

Pin collar facing details right sides together. Stitch it. Press seam allowances open. Serge the raw edges. Press it.

Sew buttons.

Fold the ruffles detail right side together along the short edges and pin it.

Stitch it.

Turn on the right side and press it.

Stitch a line lengthways at 0.5 cm (0,2 in) from the edge, length of the stitch is max.

Gather the ruffles up to the collar length.

Pin the ruffle to the collar leaving 1 cm (0,39 in) at the ends of the collar.

You can make secure stitch.

Pin the second collar up to the ruffles right sides together.

Stitch it, leaving inner rounded edge unstitched.

Clip corners and notch along the rounded edge.

Turn on the right side.

Pin collar facing to the collar right sides together, aligning the notches.

Sew in place.

Notch along the rounded edge.

Top stitch seam allowances to the collar facing at the 0.1 cm (0,039 in) from the seam.

Attach collar to the dress.

Dress is ready!

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