How to Make a Simple Dress

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How to Make a Simple Dress

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Were you looking for a cute and simple dress but could not find one, or maybe they where just too expensive. You should not go through that much trouble to find a dress whether you need it for a party, funeral, or wedding you can always make one. It is easy just follow these simple steps. This tutorial makes what is called a kerchief dress or a Mexican style dress. However, you will also find help for making other styles of dress as well.

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Even if you don’t have the best sewing skills, you can still make a simple Mexican-style dress to show off. You can use any fabric you want, like satin, linen, rayon, or cotton. You’ll want to cut your fabric into 4 rectangles big enough to cover your body. Then, cut out a neck hole, sew the top edges together, sew the sides together, and hem the bottom. If you want a cinched waist, you can also sew elastic into your waistline. To make your dress showier, you can sew in lace trim, a lace back, or belt loops so you can match it with your favorite belt. It’ll be much quicker and easier to use a sewing machine, but you can also sew your dress by hand if you're up for a challenge. For more tips, including how to make a dress from an old bed sheet, read on!

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