Advice 1: How to sew a summer dress with your own hands

An indispensable thing for summer dress. It adds female charm and elegance. Following the fashion ,often to update your wardrobe. So it doesn't much affect the household budget can make a stylish outfit with his hands.
How to sew a summer dress with your own hands


Crochet dress

Beautiful and original − not so difficult. A woman who knows how to hold the scissors and pave a smooth machine line, easy to sew from fine stretch material simple but elegant crochet dress. This requires a desire, a little time and a sewing machine. Pattern simple sundress, consists of two identical parts, front and back. Remove the measurements:

- circumference of chest;

- product length up to the waist;

- hip girth;

- length skirts.

Chest girth is measured: at the most convex points of the chest, axillary depressions, shoulder blades. Hip circumference is measured horizontally at the most protruding points of buttocks. That measurements were taken correctly, tie at the waist the measuring tape – it will serve as a starting point. .

For the construction of the pattern, take a graph paper, draw a vertical line equal to the length of the product, through it, draw 4 horizontal lines – the top line of the chest, passing over the breast glands, waist, hips, hem. Put, respectively, by 1/4 of the measurements of bust and hips, plus 8-10 cm to freedom fit. Waist is equal to the volume of the chest, hem width equal to the width of the hips. Connect the dots by line segments and cut the pattern.

Fold the fabric in four layers at equity, apply the pattern, circle, step to 1.5 cm (seam), lay in parallel lines and will have plenty of. Out of the remaining fabric cut out for kulisek two strips with a width of 3-4 cm and a length equal to the circumference of the waist and chest. Sew the dress on the side seams, treat cuts on the serger. Sew drawstring inside the waist and top of bodice, insert elastic braid. Pull up the bottom of the dress. Outfit ready, it can be worn like that, is it possible to sew straps.

To do this, measure the distance from the top of the dress to the shoulder, and then multiply by two. Take a break for this size, two strips of fabric of arbitrary width. Fold them in half, face side inside, sew, then turn and sew to the dress. Possible options – one strap, as on the apron or crossed back straps.

Dress in country style

The original model dresses in a rustic style, made by hand of four rectangles, suitable for any figure. Straight fit, the waist a wide belt, neckline, and gathered elastic cinches. Lightweight and comfortable dress – perfect for summer.

Take the cloth summer cotton stretch, linen, silk, chiffon with bright interesting patterns. Dress of stiff fabric with large increases of freedom of fit, picked up the waist, will be as crisp and accentuate the fragility of the figure. Made of thin fabric are draped.

Make pattern, to do this, clear measurements: hip girth, length, width and sleeve length. Draw on the paper two rectangles with a length equal to the length and width corresponding to ½ of the circumference of the hips, plus 12-15 cm to freedom fit. For openings will watertite at the top of two rectangles with a length of 25 and width 7 cm, zakruglenie corners. The pattern cut. Attach the pattern to fabric and cutting. Sew the base of the dress along the side seams on the machine and overlarge.

For the sleeves make some of the pieces of fabric two rectangles with width and length equal to your measurements, the line of openings do as based. Fold them in half, the "face" inside, prostrochite on a typewriter, treat the seams on the serger. Sew the sleeves to the dress, the cuts sewn on the serger.

The neck of the bend 5 cm and lay in two parallel lines. In the resulting thread kulisku gum slightly priborov neck. Fold the hem and bottom of sleeves and hem.





Advice 2: How to sew chiffon dresses with their hands

For a beginner seamstress the best option for making a dress is the product with the minimum number of measurements and complex stitches. This task will be easy to handle, based on your favorite shirt or t-shirt. Please note that for making simple single-layer products, you should opt for fabrics with a bright print that it does not show through.
Chiffon dress have to sew with a fine needle

The first option

In order to quickly sew a chiffon dress, you only need two measurements and your favorite tank top with a straight neckline with shoulder straps. The first measurement is the length of the product. Folded the material in half face inside, lay it on the shirt so that the neck coincides with the top edge of the fabric. Then draw the shirt around the loop, gradually widening towards the bottom, and extend the marking to the required length of the product.

Cut out the parts, fold them in half to be level discrepancies, and then return to its original position. Then sostrochite dress at the sides. Treat the hem of the dress and the cutouts for hands, twice with tucked fabric, and paving a straight line.

On the front and back of the neck make kulisku, the width of the ribbon, whereby the dress will stay on the shoulders. To do this, tuck the edge of the neck, as in cut, and slide the fabric down so that the tape could safely pass in kulisku. Keen on the seam, and then lay in a straight line.

Remove the second measure, representing the length of the upper part of the dress. Extreme point – the center of the chest (the place where will be located the drawstring), and the bottom will be at the level of the future Empire waist under the chest. Put the resulting cut on the fabric. At the lower point of the line perpendicular to the guide cut. At this point sew the elastic. It should be long enough to not pinch your body.

Remove the dress and pass the tape. Feel free to wear the product, tie the ribbon and go for a walk!

The second option

For the second method of tailoring dress chiffon you will also need your favorite tank top with wide straps or a t-shirt. As in the previous embodiment, the fabric needs to be folded in half and cut around the shirt along the contour, adding a few inches of the allowances. Then the parts should be cut. Bottom part of the stone must be cut separately, based on the desired length of the dress.

Next you need to sew the top and bottom of the dress on the sides and process all sections, as indicated in the description of the first model of the dress. The waist of the bottom part should be prioraty so that it width is equal to the bottom of the top. Next you need to tuck a ruched waistband and stitch the drawstring as described above. Leave a small slit in order to be able later to put the elastic. Only thing left is to astrocity the top and hem, stretch drawstring at the elastic and sew up the hole. A new dress is ready!
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