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Wrap Dress with Pockets

Get ready for the warmer weather around the corner with your own personalized wrap dress.

Requirements List:

  1. Cotton fabric
  2. Co-ordinating thread
  3. Overlocker
  4. Butterick pattern B6554

Cutting:

  • Cut out patterns and fabric requirements as per pattern Butterick B6554

TIP: patterns you do not require, fold along existing lines to save space for the future. This will keep your patterns as flat as possible.

Cutting Wrap Dress pattern 1 Cutting Image Wrap Dress 2

Construction

  1. On bodice panels, pin darts in place and stitch down.
Wrap Dress Construction 1
  1. Fold tie in half and stitch. Leaving one side open to turn through
Wrap dress sewing 2
  1. Clip end that is stitched. Turn tie the right way around and iron.
Wrap Dress sewing 3 Wrap Dress Sewing 3-2
  1. Repeat steps 2 & 3 for the other tie.
  2. Pin the bodice side and back side together. Stitch and overlock. Ensure that on the left side only, you leave a 3cm gap from waist to place tie through.
Wrap dress step 5
  1. Pin the ties in place according to pattern instructions. Stitch in place.
Wrap Dress 6
  1. Pin and stitch sleeves in place. Overlock seam allowance.
Wrap Dress 7
  1. Pin and stitch shoulder seams in place. Overlock seam allowance
Wrap Dress 8
  1. Stitch skirt together, referring to pattern instructions. Overlock seams.
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  1. 10) Pin pockets in place according to your height, print pattern off from “Attaching In-Seam” pockets blog.
Wrap Dress 10
  1. Stitch and overlock all 4 pockets to side seams.
  2. Attach side seams of front and back. Stitch and overlock seams
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  1. Attach skirt and bodice together.
Wrap Dress 13
  1. Overlock around neck, front seams and hem.
Wrap Dress 14
  1. Fold over 1-2 cm and stitch down.
Wrap Dress 15
  1. Overlock and stitch down sleeve hem.
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Congratulations on completing your wrap dress