I knew I wanted to make it with knit and ran out and bought this pink and orange tribal ikat. It’s a soft, weighty knit that has deep, gorgeous color hues. If you end up making this dress in a knit, I would suggest omitting the ruffle piece on the neckline. That was a lot! of knit to sew through and weighted it down a bit.
She said she feels like a princess in it. :) She had a lot of fun twirling and spinning in her new favorite dress! Bonus: She actually cooperated with me taking pictures…that say’s a lot!
Pattern: Violette Field Threads Emmaline Dress
Skill Required: Intermediate
Fabric used: Cotton Interlock Knit .
Other notions: Elastic
Pattern Sizing: 2T-10 (I made size 4)
True to size?: Yes. Spot on!
Variations: Amount of ruffles is one, two or three! Depends on you!
Paper or Download: Download
Instructions easy to follow?: Yes! There is a TON of ruffling and adjusting to do so be prepared!
Would you make it again?: Yes! I’m going to make one in regular cotton…(maybe voile) very soon :)
Have you made this dress yet?
Is it on your “TO SEW” list?