Open Back Lemon Drop Top

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Summers are perfect for being carefree and creative!  That’s just what my girl did here when she grabbed some fabric and began adding rubber bands and fabric dye with reckless youthful abandon.  When we pulled it out of the wash, I knew I had to make something special for her with her own personalized fabric, and…

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Lemon Drop Dress Hack – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems

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If you’re making a hi-low hem, read our first section below. We’ll show you how to draft your hi-low hem facings and finish this type of hem. If you are sewing a maxi length, skip to Maxi Hems further down in the post for some pointers. If you’re sticking with the standard Lemon Drop pattern…

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets

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Today we will begin assembling our skirts and pockets for the Lemon Drop Dress Pattern for Girls, but let’s take a moment to focus on the back placket first.  This is step 5, “Create the Placket” on page 8 of the pattern.  Since take some practice, take is slowly if it’s new to you and…

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Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2 – Add on Flutters, Constructing the Bodice

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Welcome to Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2! You’ll need the Lemon Drop Dress Pattern for Girls and the free Universal Flutter Sleeve pattern. Today we’ll construct the bodice and add the optional flutters to the straps. It’s really easy to add this sweet touch and shoulder coverage, let’s go! Day 1’s post instructs…

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Lemon Drop Dress – Fitting, Pattern ‘hacks’

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  Sewn by Delilah’s Delights The Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress really is the perfect pattern for wearing alone in warmer weather, or layering for cooler weather.  It covers sizes 12 months to 9/10 years and includes tunic and dress lengths, with ruffles or a simple hem, and features a lovely curved bodice and gathered…

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How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial

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In continuing with our seam finishing tutorials and making our clothing gorgeous on the inside too, I thought I would share with you another simple and lovely seam finish, the French seam.  If you would like to see our previous post on seam finishes, you can find them here at Quick Seam Finishes. French seams…

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