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The Day Date Dress
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As the clock reminds you that it's almost noon, you have butterflies in your stomach. You couldn't be more excited because today you're debuting The Day Date Dress to your sweetheart. With the hem falling just below the knee and the cinched waist emphasizing your hourglass shape, you feel confident in this classic silhouette.
It's incredible that last weekend you were able to learn how to sew a dress that looks this retro-chic. The doorbell rings and you grab your satchel and sunhat, ready for the day in your new DIY dress. This free sewing tutorial requires 2 yards of fabric or more or a lightweight knit fabric.
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Feb 14, 2023
Well it would have been helpful if it had said that in the first place! Thanks for letting us know.
Aug 07, 2017
Hi everyone! A lot of people seem to be confused about this project. This is a tutorial from the blogger on how to create the Day Date Dress. There is no printable pattern; instead the blogger lists the instructions on how she created and drafted the dress using clothing she already owned. Hope this clears up any confusion! - Editor, AllFreeSewing.com
Aug 05, 2017
See a lot of questions asking how to download the pattern for the day date dress but I don't see the answers. How do we download the pattern.
Jun 27, 2017
When I click on "Click Here for the Sewing Project" - I get a blank page...no tutorial. ( This happens even after I've logged in and saved the pattern. Can anyone please help. Thank you.
Jun 08, 2017
This dress is adorable! I really like the look of peter pan collars and the length of this dress is just perfect.
Apr 20, 2017
hi my first time i do not seem to to able to download this lovely dress pattern help the day date dress
Feb 08, 2017
Oh my goodness! This dress is retro chic at its finest. I have always had a fondness for this style, as I think it is flattering on most body types. This very much puts me in mind of something that Princess Kate would wear to an event. I think that I will be bribing my sewing-talented Aunt in the very near future to sew me this gorgeous dress!
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Jan 11, 2017
I wil download the pattern the day date dress.
Oct 25, 2016
How do we download pattern?
Oct 27, 2016
Hi sarahfurlin, this is a tutorial for how to make the dress, not a sewing pattern. Thanks!
Oct 14, 2016
This dress is so classy! I love the peter pan collar and the fact that it gives off a retro/vintage vibe without looking too much like a costume.
Sep 27, 2016
Help! i'm new to this website, would anyone be able to advise how to download the pattern? Thanks heaps!
Sep 27, 2016
Oct 03, 2016
Hi Anita, just wondering if you could share how you were able to download the pattern. thanks
Sep 01, 2016
This dress is such a chic vintage style! It reminds me of an Audrey Hepburn movie.
May 24, 2016
I love how this dress would be flattering on a lot of different body shapes. It's such an effortless and stylish look.
Apr 11, 2016
This is a very lovely dress to use for dress or casual. Simply elegant. I love you used an old shirt for the pattern. I always say I am going to use something for a pattern and forget too and give it away. And this looks so super easy. Thanks. Have you tried it in anything other than knit?
Mar 04, 2016
This is such a classic, gorgeous dress! I love the length of the sleeves and the dress itself. I can't wait to try this out!
Jan 19, 2016
Are knits an absolute requirement when using this pattern?
Dec 31, 2014
What an inspiring way to create dresses out of our existing shirts that flatter us. You can follow the pattern to a t, or let it inspire you to create something completely different. Thank you!!!! I love it!!!!
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