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Pleated Bow Pillowcase Dress

By: Simply Modern Mom
Updated September 12, 2018
Pleated Bow Pillowcase Dress
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Turn a pretty pillowcase into a pleated dress for your daughter using this free, easy sewing pattern. The finished dress is comfy and roomy with an oversized bow on the front. Sew a pillowcase dress from this step-by-step tutorial that you can give to your daughter, grandchild, or as a gift to a family friend. The Pleated Bow Pillowcase Dress Pattern shows you how to make a dress out of a pillowcase. You can easily use an old school pillowcase pattern to make a handful of vintage sewing patterns with this cutie.

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Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine

Intermediate

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What a cute dress and I love the pleats and the bow. I have always wanted to make a pillowcase dress but have not yet. You can get a pillowcase real cheap and even use bias in packagesto make it faster. You can add lace, ruffle or even tie dye a white pillowcase. Great dress.

I love the ideal of this dress but as a beginner I am looking for projects with printable templates as I am not confident in getting the sizing right as this design requires you to use a store bought dress to measure the neck and arm holes. It is a lovely design and the front could be embellished in a number of different ways such as using appliqus, buttons, sequins or anything else you might have in your stash. A fab idea, may be something I make when I am more confident.

There are so man variations and embellishments you can use to,really individualize this pattern. I have seen these done with bias tape or self fabric tape done around the arm holes! Add a ruffled hem fashioned from the cuff of the case. You can also use fabric selvage to selvage for a small size dress. So easy and so cute and comfortable for summer days!

This is actually very pretty. I have found most pillowcase fashions to look like, well, pillowcases. This one you'd never guess and it is something my niece would actually wear.

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