join us on Facebook  join us on Twitter

  home  >   sewing center  >   free sewing patterns  >   clothing patterns  >   5 minute dress

5 Minute Dress

5 minute dress pattern
Use pre-smocked, pre-hemmed fabric to create a beautiful sun dress.


Pre-Smocked Fabric

This fabric comes pre-smocked and pre-hemmed. Just stitch up the side seam and you have an instant dress.

Seam allowances are ¼"

1. Measure your chest, just under the arms. Add ½" for seam allowance. This is the amount of fabric you will need to purchase.

2. If the piece of fabric is larger than you need, cut through the smocking. Then TEAR the remainder of the way so it tears on the grain of fabric. The smocking creates fullness and if you tear the fabric, your fabric will be straight. cut fabric

3. Pin the raw edges, right sides together. Be sure to line up smock lines (see photo on right below).

4. Stitch the side seam, using a ¼" seam allowance.

5. Try on dress. If the fit is correct, serge or zig zag seam allowance for added security (optional).

pin fabric align smocking
All Patterns, images and instructions are copyright protected. Please read our
Terms & Conditions before using our patterns.

laptop tote
Laptop Tote
decorate flip flops
Custom Flip Flops
free sewing book
Free Sewing Book
free sewing lessons
Sewing Book

featured patterns

tell a friend    

featured patterns

free pajama pattern

purse sewing patterns
bags & totes

free sewing book
free sewing book

free accessory sewing patterns

free craft patterns
craft patterns